New PDF release: A History of Modern Librarianship: Constructing the Heritage

By Pamela Richards,Wayne Wiegand,Marija Dalbello

ISBN-10: 1610690990

ISBN-13: 9781610690997

A extensive, comparative background of librarianship, this fascinating paintings is going past the traditional specialise in associations and collections that can assist you discover the half smooth librarianship played—and maintains to play—in forming Western cultures.

• Discusses the cultural position of libraries and the function of data in shaping sleek society

• Deepens readers' knowing of the background of the 20 th century and glossy librarianship, together with electronic convergence of the prior decades

• Analyzes the cycles of "information explosion" and a number of info eras as a part of the improvement of librarianship over greater than a century

• Explores tensions round expert neutrality within the provision of public entry to info and data in a democratic society

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