The library science program at the Armour Institute of Technology in Chicago was founded in 1893. From 1893 to 1907, Katharine Lucinda Sharp served as University librarian and founding director of the Department of Library Science, as recommended by American librarian, educator, and inventor of the Dewey Decimal system, Melvil Dewey. In 1897, the Department of Library Science was moved to Urbana and renamed the Illinois State Library School.
Submitted by timekeep on Mon, 2015-08-31 02:39
Jan 01, 1893
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