By Donald G. Davis

This moment complement to DALB, the Dictionary of yank Library Biography (1978), provides seventy seven striking, deceased contributors of the library and archival groups to the 302 entries on the whole quantity and the fifty one entries within the first complement (1990). the second one complement comprises basically these figures who died among 1987 and the top of the yr 2000, although a few thirteen entries supply sketches for outstanding people whose demise dates are slightly prior and who weren't integrated in prior works. one of the entries are a few African american citizens, and approximately one-half of the entries are ladies. a few eighty individuals from the USA and Canada supplied sketches, many in accordance with unique resource fabric. This complement follows the perform and layout of the sooner volumes, notwithstanding it permits presidents of the yankee Library organization to compete for inclusion with different nominations.

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