Location: Microfiche Cabinet 5, Drawers 2-8 (in Microform Reader Room)
Scope: This is a collection of 9,326 titles dealing with reading research documents assembled by William S. Gray, a professor at the University of Chicago, and others from journals, books, research reports, and other monographs published between 1884 and June 1976.
How to search the collection: The collection has annotated author/chronological and subject indexes on cards as well as an author alphabetical index, in an instruction binder, which also includes an introduction to the collection. Each subject and author/chronological card will refer the user to a microfiche number. The microfiche are arranged numerically from MF00001 to MF03357. The digit following the slash on the MF numbers (e.g., MF00310/6) represents the exact location of the document on the specific microfiche (6th document on the microfiche numbered MF00310).
Guides: There is a guide located on top of Microfiche Cabinet 5 which includes an introduction to the collection, instructions for using the collection and ordering materials, the Author Alphabetical Index, headings for the Guide Separators for both Author/Chronological Index and Subject Index, and a Copyright reminder - William S. Gray Research Collection in Reading: Microfiche Edition [Instruction Binder] (Microfiche Cabinet 5, Drawer 2-8 Index)
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|Reading (Higher education|
Time Period: 19th Century 20th Century
Subject keywords: Education