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 ...

Barbarians At The Gates Of The Public Library

Author: Ed D'Angelo
Publisher: Library Juice Press, LLC
ISBN: 1936117231
Size: 68.12 MB
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Through a reading of historical figures such as Plato, Helvetius, Rousseau, and John Stuart Mill, the book shows how democracy and even capitalism were originally believed to depend upon the moral and political education that public ...

Democracy And The Public Library

Author: Arthur Wayne Hafner
Publisher: Praeger Pub Text
Size: 79.59 MB
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This volume would be a solid addition to any public library or professional collection. Public Libraries

Reading Places

Author: Christine Pawley
Publisher: Univ of Massachusetts Press
ISBN: 9781558498228
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Examines the role of public libraries during a time of national anxiety

Digital Libraries

Author: Fabrice Papy
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118623592
Size: 74.92 MB
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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.

Library And Information Science

Author: Ram Gopal Prasher
Publisher: Concept Publishing Company
ISBN: 9788170226345
Size: 79.80 MB
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library evolved out of the vast and complex developments that took shape in the
social, economic, political and technical aspects of the European and American
societies in the 18th and 19th centuries The growth of urban centres was the
harbinger of sweeping changes that enveloped the western society. The city was
a centre of trade and commerce, and industrial production. The middle class and