Nancy Patricia O'Brien

1980 …2019
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Research Interests

My research focuses on the history, organization, and management of education and testing resources in libraries, with special emphasis on access to, and the preservation of, historical education collections in libraries as part of our nation's cultural heritage.

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Research Output 1980 2019

Merging the Social and Health Sciences Step by Step

O'Brien, N. P., Allen, M. B., Burnette, P., Ingold, C. S., McCusker, K. & Sheehan, B., 2015, Difficult Decisions: Closing and Merging Academic Libraries. Holder, S. & Lannon, A. B. (eds.). Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, p. 49-71

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Collecting to the Core: Late Twentieth Century Education Reform

O'Brien, N. P., 2012, Against the Grain, 24, 3, p. 77-78.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Evolution of the American Textbook: From Hornbooks to iPads

O'Brien, N. P. & Walker, J., 2012, Curriculum materials collections and centers: Legacies from the past, visions of the future. Chicago, USA: Association of College and Research Libraries, p. 145-163

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter