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A History of Modern Librarianship free pdf A broad, comparative history of librarianship, this intriguing work goes beyond the standard focus on institutions and collections to help you explore the part modern librarianship played-and continues to play-in forming Western cultures. * Discusses the cultural role of libraries and the role of information in shaping modern society * Deepens readers' understanding of the history of the 20th century and modern librarianship, including digital convergence of the past two decades * Analyzes the cycles of "information explosion" and multiple information eras as part of the development of librarianship over more than a century * Explores tensions around professional neutrality in the provision of public access to information and knowledge in a democratic society

About Pamela Spence Richards

Pamela Spence Richards, PhD, (deceased) wrote more than 20 journal articles, including some in Russian, French, Hungarian, and German, and authored or coauthored book chapters and three books. Wayne A. Wiegand, PhD, is F. William Summers Professor of Library and Information Studies Emeritus at Florida State University, Tallahassee. Marija Dalbello, PhD, is associate professor of information science in the School of Communication and Information at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ.

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Author : Pamela Spence Richards
Publisher : Libraries Unlimited Inc
Data Published : 26 May 2015
ISBN : 1610690990
EAN : 9781610690997
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 248 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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