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Michael H. Harris

Author of History of Libraries of the Western World

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Michael H. Harris is a graduate of the University of North Dakota, the University of Illinois (MSLS), and the Graduate Library School at Indiana University (Ph.D.). Dr. Harris is presently on the faculty of the college of Library Science at the University of Kentucky where he teaches courses on library history, research methods, and the philosophical foundations of librarianship. He has been active in library association affairs, serving as Chairman of the Library Research Round Table of ALA in 1970-71; Chairman of the American Library History Round Table in 1972-73; and President of the Kentucky Library Association in 1973.

Professor Harris is a member of the editorial board of College & Research Libraries and is co-editor of Advances in Librarianship. He has authored over two dozen articles and several books including a Guide to Research in American Library History (2d ed.), and A Reader in American Library History. Dr. Harris and his wife Linda Harris are also preparing the Checklist of American Imprints for 1860-1870.

While a student at the University of Illinois Graduate School of Library Science, Dr. Harris won the Sol Shapiro Award. He was a U.S.O.E. Fellow at Indiana University, and in 1972 he was an American Antiquarian Society Fellow. Also in 1972, the ALA awarded him the Herbert Putnam Honor Fund Award for his continuing research on the impact of reading on behavior.

[from page 42 of The Role of the Public Library in American Life, published in 1975]
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