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This is the fifth supplement in the classic reference series begun by Mary Huse Eastman in 1926. Ireland and Sprug analyze 262 collections published between 1978 and 1986, with some 2,000 subject headings, plus copious cross-references. Many new headings are found in this volume, including additional adult headings of folklore and mythology to accommodate and increase in the number of adult books indexed on these subjects. This supplement will be useful, therefore, to academic libraries, as well as to children's departments in public libraries and to school libraries.
Norma Olin Ireland (University of Akron; Western Reserve University Library School) has been a reference librarian and taught reference work at the University of Southern California Library School. She worked in the Cleveland Public Library's branch library children's departments. For many years she and her late husband owned and operated the Ireland Book and Library Service. She has published numerous books and magazine articles, as well as columns for magazines and local newspapers. Joseph Sprug (Catholic University of America) has worked for college, university, federal, and public libraries. For some ten years he taught indexing and other courses at the CUA Library School. He has published many books, edited a periodical index for years, and made indexes for more than 450 books. In July 1988 he retired from full time work to concentrate on indexing projects.
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