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By Pamela Richards,Wayne Wiegand,Marija Dalbello

A wide, comparative historical past of librarianship, this fascinating paintings is going past the traditional concentrate on associations and collections that will help you discover the half sleek librarianship played—and maintains to play—in forming Western cultures.

• Discusses the cultural function of libraries and the function of data in shaping smooth society

• Deepens readers' realizing of the background of the 20 th century and sleek librarianship, together with electronic convergence of the earlier decades

• Analyzes the cycles of "information explosion" and a number of details eras as a part of the advance of librarianship over greater than a century

• Explores tensions round expert neutrality within the provision of public entry to details and data in a democratic society

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