Libraries Democracy

Author: Nancy C. Kranich
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 9780838908082
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In this work, prominent contributors from all sides of the profession (including a community outreach activist on libraries in impoverished communities and an information policy scholar whose research for the FCC led to official recognition ...

Democracy And The Public Library

Author: Arthur Wayne Hafner
Publisher: Praeger Pub Text
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This volume would be a solid addition to any public library or professional collection. Public Libraries

Barbarians At The Gates Of The Public Library

Author: Ed D'Angelo
Publisher: Library Juice Press, LLC
ISBN: 1936117231
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The Reasoning Public: Public Libraries, Democracy and the Public Good The
notion of the public good is essential to the notion of a public library. As early as
the eighteenth century democracy was believed to be the public good and public
education was thought necessary to fulfill that good. Thus modern public libraries
were originally conceived as serving the public good by promoting democracy
and civil education. But it was not always believed that democracy was a public

Digital Libraries

Author: Fabrice Papy
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118623592
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... seen as a cultural phenomenon. Other than technical possibilities that have
been opened up by digitization, the general public has now also come into
contact with some applications that have become increasingly important. We can
currently observe certain ways of thinking and behavior that indicate the
beginning of an era known as the “the digital spirit". We may ask ourselves what
role the library will play in this new world and if this process of digitization will
enhance democracy.

Technological Convergence And Social Networks In Information Management

Author: Serap Kurbanoglu
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 364216031X
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Second International Symposium on Information Management in a Changing
World, IMCW 2010, Ankara, Turkey Serap Kurbanoglu, Umut Al, Phyllis Lepon
Erdogan, Yasar Tonta, Nazan Ucak. The Implications of Information Democracy
and Digital Socialism for Public Libraries Esin Sultan Oğuz1 and Leif Kajberg2 1
Hacettepe University Department of Information Management, 06800 Ankara,
Turkey ...