About the Author
RICHARD E. BOPP, retired, was Associate Professor of Library Administration, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign.
LINDA C. SMITH is Professor and Associate Dean, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign. She serves on the editorial board of Library Quarterly. She received the Isadore Gilbert MudgeR. R. Bowker Award for distinguished contribution to reference librarianship and was named a Distinguished Teacher/Scholar. She is also the 2004 recipient of the Beta Phi Mu Award for distinguished service to education for librarianship.