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 playedaand continues to playain forming Western cultures. ac Discusses the cultural role of libraries and the role of information in shaping modern society ac Deepens readers' understanding of the history of the 20th century and modern librarianship, including digital convergence of the past two decades ac Analyzes the cycles of qinformation explosionq and multiple information eras as part of the development of librarianship over more than a century ac Explores tensions around professional neutrality in the provision of public access to information and knowledge in a democratic societyThe landing page of Europeana features badges of Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Google+ as an invitation to share ... works in the public domain and offered over 100, 000 free eBooks at the time of writing through grassroots participation.
|Title||:||A History of Modern Librarianship: Constructing the Heritage of Western Cultures|
|Author||:||Pamela Spence Richards, Wayne A. Wiegand, Marija Dalbello|
|Publisher||:||ABC-CLIO - 2015-05-26|