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Adelaide Hasse

Adelaide Rosalie Hasse is listed as one of the "100 most important leaders we had in the 20th century" in the December 1999 edition of American Libraries. She is credited with having developed the Superintendent of Documents Classification system ...

                                               

Frances E. Henne

Frances E. Henne was an American librarian. During a time when many women received very little education, Henne pursued a life of education and became a leader and expert in creating standards for school librarians. In 1999, American Libraries na ...

                                               

Carleton B. Joeckel

Carleton Bruns Joeckel, was an American librarian, advocate, scholar, decorated soldier and a contributor to the field of library science.

                                               

Virginia Lacy Jones

Virginia Lacy Jones was an American librarian who throughout her 50-year career in the field pushed for the integration of public and academic libraries. She was one of the first African Americans to earn a PhD in Library Science and became dean ...

                                               

Harry M. Lydenberg

Harry Miller Lydenberg was an American librarian, author and book conservationist. He is best known for his decades-long career as a librarian and eventual director for the New York Public Library, American liaison to the international library co ...

                                               

Allie Beth Martin

Allie Beth Martin was an American librarian, educator, politician, and author. In 1990, she was named one of the 100 most influential people in the field of library science by American Libraries. She was the first director of the Tulsa City-Count ...

                                               

Frederic G. Melcher

Frederic Gershom Melcher was an American publisher, bookseller, editor, and a major contributor to the library science field and book industry. He is particularly known for his contributions to the childrens book genre, including the Newbery Meda ...

                                               

Cheryl Metoyer-Duran

Cheryl Metoyer is a Cherokee researcher and professor of library and information science. Her research is focused on Indigenous systems of knowledge, especially in relation to American Indian and Alaskan tribal nations, as well as ethics and lead ...

                                               

Carl H. Milam

Carl H. Milam held many positions and made many contributions to the field of American Library Science. He was noted in an issue of American Libraries as one of the one hundred "most important leaders we had in the 20th century". Known mostly for ...

                                               

Jack Mills (classification researcher)

Jack Mills was a British librarian and classification researcher, who worked for more than sixty years in the study, teaching, development and promotion of library classification and information retrieval, principally as a major figure in the Bri ...

                                               

Yevhen Nakonechny

Yevhen Nakonechny was a Ukrainian historian, librarian, library scientist, linguist, and a teenage prisoner of the Soviet Gulag forced labour camp system during postwar Stalinist period for his involvement with the Organization of Ukrainian Natio ...

                                               

Clive Phillpot

Clive Phillpot is a specialist on artists books, essayist, art writer, curator, and a librarian. Phillpot started his library career at the Charing Cross Public Library in London.

                                               

Effie Louise Power

Effie Louise Power was a childrens librarian, educator, author, and storyteller. She encouraged childrens book production and evaluated childrens literature. She" directly influenced the development of services to children in three major United S ...

                                               

S. R. Ranganathan

Shiyali Ramamrita Ranganathan was a mathematician and librarian from India. His most notable contributions to the field were his five laws of library science and the development of the first major faceted classification system, the colon classifi ...

                                               

Alexe Rau

Alexe Rau, also transliterated from Russian as Alexei Rau, was a Moldovan philologist, library scientist, librarian, educator, editor, poet, essayist, and philosopher. During 1992-2015 he was director of the National Library of Moldova.

                                               

John V. Richardson Jr.

John Vinson Richardson Jr. is an American professor of information studies at University of California, Los Angeles, with a significant record of research and publications on intelligent question answering systems, reference service, and history ...

                                               

Minnie Earl Sears

Minnie Earl Sears formulated the Sears List of Subject Headings, a simplification of the Library of Congress Subject Headings. In 1999, American Libraries named her one of the "100 Most Important Leaders We Had in the 20th Century".

                                               

Ralph R. Shaw

Ralph Robert Shaw was a librarian, a publisher, and an innovator in library science. In 1999, American Libraries named him one of the "100 Most Important Leaders We Had in the 20th Century".

                                               

Shen Zhurong

Shen Zhurong, also known as Samuel T. Y. Seng, is considered the "Father of Library Science in China". A native of Yichang, he was the first professional librarian in China and a main contributor to the New Library Movement in China in the early ...

                                               

Jesse Shera

Jesse Hauk Shera was an American librarian and information scientist who pioneered the use of information technology in libraries and played a role in the expansion of its use in other areas throughout the 1950s, 60s, and 70s. He was born in Oxfo ...

                                               

Gloriana St. Clair

Gloriana St. Clair is a pioneer in the field of academic librarianship, as well as a scholar of Norse Mythology and its relationship to the works of J.R.R. Tolkien. She is currently the Principal Investigator of the Olive Executable Archive as we ...

                                               

Peggy Sullivan

Peggy Sullivan is an American librarian and educator. She currently resides in Chicago, Illinois, and works as a Library Consultant. She specializes in executive searches, primarily in public libraries.

                                               

Maurice Tauber

Maurice Falcom Tauber was an influential librarian, educator and researcher in the field of library and information sciences; he was a major actor in how technical services units in American and in international libraries were thought of and how ...

                                               

Douglas Waples

Douglas Waples was a pioneer of the University of Chicago Graduate Library School in the areas of print communication and reading behavior. Waples authored one of the first books on library research methodology, a work directed at students superv ...

                                               

Constance Mabel Winchell

Constance Mabel Winchell was an American librarian. Winchell worked at Columbia University for thirty-eight years before retiring in 1962. She is best remembered for producing the seventh and eighth editions of the Guide to Reference Books. In 19 ...

                                               

List of postmodern critics

Subimal Basak Jay David Bolter Roland Barthes Michael Berube Jorge Luis Borges Judith Butler Pierre Bourdieu Jean Baudrillard Maurice Blanchot Homi K. Bhabha

                                               

Lucius Aelius Stilo Praeconinus

Lucius Aelius Stilo Praeconinus, of Lanuvium, was the earliest known philologist of the Roman Republic. He came from a distinguished family and belonged to the equestrian order. He was called Stilo Latin stylus, "pen", because he wrote speeches f ...

                                               

Kalmi Baruh

Kalmi Baruh ; 26 December 1896 – 1945) was a Bosnian Jewish scholar in the field of Judeo-Spanish language, pioneer of the Sephardic studies and Hispanic studies in former Yugoslavia.

                                               

Faizul Latif Chowdhury

Faizul Latif Chowdhury is a civil servant from Bangladesh, who currently serves as the Director General of Bangladesh National Museum. Chowdhury has written on a variety of academic topics, including corruption in public administration, tax polic ...

                                               

Cigerxwin

Cigerxwin or Cegerxwin was a renowned Kurdish polymath and nationalist. He is known to be one of the most influential Kurdish writers and poets in the Kurdistan region of the Middle East, and his work has been renewed for the creation of hundreds ...

                                               

Alex Gil (scholar)

Alex Gil is a scholar of digital humanities and Caribbean studies and Digital Scholarship Librarian at Columbia University. His research focuses on Aime Cesaire, global digital humanities, and experimental humanities. Gil is a founder of the Grou ...

                                               

Peter Hamm

Peter Hamm was a German poet, author, journalist, editor, and literary critic. He wrote several documentaries, including ones about Ingeborg Bachmann and Peter Handke. He wrote for the German weekly newspapers Der Spiegel and Die Zeit, among othe ...

                                               

On the Sublime

On the Sublime is a Roman-era Greek work of literary criticism dated to the 1st century AD. Its author is unknown, but is conventionally referred to as Longinus or Pseudo-Longinus. It is regarded as a classic work on aesthetics and the effects of ...

                                               

Yulisa Pat Amadu Maddy

Yulisa Amadu Pat Maddy was a Sierra Leonean writer, poet, actor, dancer, director and playwright. Known by his friends and colleagues as Pat Maddy or simply Prof, he had an "immense impact" on theatre in Sierra Leone, Nigeria and Zambia.

                                               

Peter Nazareth

Peter Nazareth was born in Uganda of Goan ancestry, and his mothers family was earlier based in Malaya-Malaysia-Singapore. He was educated at Makerere University Kampala, Uganda, where he received his BA in English Literature in 1962, and at the ...

                                               

Pius Ngandu Nkashama

Pius Ngandu Nkashama is a professor, writer, playwright, poet and literary critic. He was born in 1946 in Mbujimayi in the province of Kasai Oriental in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. After a degree in philosophy and letters at Lovanium Un ...

                                               

Quintilian

Marcus Fabius Quintilianus was a Roman educator and rhetorician from Hispania, widely referred to in medieval schools of rhetoric and in Renaissance writing. In English translation, he is usually referred to as Quintilian, although the alternate ...

                                               

Volcatius Sedigitus

Volcatius Sedigitus was the titulus of a Roman literary critic who flourished around 100 b.c., noted for his ranking of those he considered the best Latin comics. Nothing is known about Sedigitus beyond that Pliny, who calls him an illustris poet ...

                                               

Raymond Aron

Raymond Claude Ferdinand Aron was a French philosopher, sociologist, political scientist, and journalist. He is best known for his 1955 book The Opium of the Intellectuals, the title of which inverts Karl Marxs claim that religion was the opium o ...

                                               

Joxe Azurmendi

Joxe Azurmendi Otaegi is a Basque writer, philosopher, essayist and poet. He has published numerous articles and books on ethics, politics, the philosophy of language, technique, Basque literature and philosophy in general. He is member of Jakin ...

                                               

Isaiah Berlin

Sir Isaiah Berlin was a British social and political theorist, philosopher and historian of ideas. Although increasingly averse to writing for publication, his improvised lectures and talks were sometimes recorded and transcribed, and many of his ...

                                               

Patrick Bond

Patrick Bond is professor at the University of the Western Cape School of Government. From 2015-19, he was distinguished professor of political economy at the University of the Witwatersrand Wits School of Governance. Before that, from 2004, he w ...

                                               

Alan Carter (philosopher)

Carter earned BA at the University of Kent at Canterbury, MA at the University of Sussex and a DPhil at St Cross College at the University of Oxford. Carters first academic position was Lecturer in Political Theory at University College Dublin. H ...

                                               

Ward Churchill

Ward LeRoy Churchill is an American author and political activist. He was a professor of ethnic studies at the University of Colorado Boulder from 1990 until 2007. The primary focus of his work is on the historical treatment of political dissente ...

                                               

G. A. Cohen

Gerald Allan Cohen, known as G. A. Cohen or Jerry Cohen, was a Canadian political philosopher who held the positions of Quain Professor of Jurisprudence, University College London and Chichele Professor of Social and Political Theory, All Souls C ...

                                               

Martin Jay

Martin Evan Jay is the Sidney Hellman Ehrman Professor of History at the University of California, Berkeley. He is an intellectual historian whose research interests have connected history with other academic and intellectual activities, such as ...

                                               

Milan Kangrga

Milan Kangrga was a Croatian and Yugoslav philosopher who was one of the leading thinkers in the Praxis school of thought which originated in the 1960s in the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.

                                               

Leszek Kolakowski

Leszek Kolakowski was a Polish philosopher and historian of ideas. He is best known for his critical analyses of Marxist thought, especially his three-volume history, Main Currents of Marxism 1976. In his later work, Kolakowski increasingly focus ...

                                               

Mihailo Markovic

Mihailo Markovic, PhD was a Serbian philosopher who gained prominence in the 1960s and 1970s as a proponent of the Praxis School, a Marxist humanist movement that originated in Yugoslavia. A co-author of the SANU Memorandum, Markovic was a promin ...

                                               

David McLellan (political scientist)

David McLellan is an English scholar of Karl Marx and Marxism. He was educated at Merchant Taylors School and St. Johns College, Oxford University. McLellan is currently visiting Professor of Political Theory at Goldsmiths College, University of ...