The Politics of Libraries: Challenges and Realities

The Politics of Libraries: Challenges and Realities

by Kerry Smith
     
 

This book covers aspects of the political environment which surrounds and engages libraries and their librarians. It includes anecdotes on the role of the political sphere in the business of library associations.

  • Provides recent stories and real examples of: The various political contexts under which libraries operate
  • Why it is important to be

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Overview

This book covers aspects of the political environment which surrounds and engages libraries and their librarians. It includes anecdotes on the role of the political sphere in the business of library associations.

  • Provides recent stories and real examples of: The various political contexts under which libraries operate
  • Why it is important to be politically aware
  • How political climates influence decision making for libraries

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…very good examples of demonstrating how copyright can hinder a productive use of information assets in developing countries., Journal of Librarianship and Information Science
…informative and well written., Journal of Librarianship and Information Science

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781843343431
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
02/28/2008
Series:
Chandos Information Professional Series
Pages:
220
Product dimensions:
0.46(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

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