Caribbean Libraries in the 21st Century: Changes, Challenges, and Choices

Caribbean Libraries in the 21st Century: Changes, Challenges, and Choices

by Cheryl and Renwick Peltier-Davis, Cheryl Peltier-Davis

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Overview

Here is an in-depth and wide-ranging look at libraries and librarianship in the Caribbean region today. Editors Cheryl Peltier-Davis and Shamin Renwick set out "to document the state of Caribbean libraries in the 21st century by examining the responses of these institutions to the changes, challenges, and choices in an increasingly electronic and virtual information environment." More than 40 practitioners joined in the effort, contributing 25 chapters that address the myriad obstacles and opportunities facing Caribbean libraries. This remarkable work is certain to inspire any information professional or LIS student seeking to understand how librarianship can and is flourishing in challenging environments.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781573878715
Publisher: Information Today, Inc.
Publication date: 04/20/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 5 MB

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