Author:John Cotton Dana
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|Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.John Cotton Dana was a highly influential American librarian and museum director whose main objective was to make the library relevant to the daily lives of the citizens and to promote the benefits of reading. He was a public librarian for forty years and achieved a great deal in his field. - excerpt from|
- A Library Primer (1899)
- “Libraries, Special, Commercial and Industrial” in The Encyclopedia Americana. New York, 1920.
Articles in Popular Science Monthly
- "The Public and its Public Library", in Popular Science Monthly Volume 51, June 1897
- "Some of the Extra-Artistic Elements of Esthetic Emotion", in Popular Science Monthly Volume 63, September 1903
- "The Bad Habit of Having Law Makers and Lawyers", in Popular Science Monthly Volume 85, July 1914
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