Public Libraries in the 21st Century : Defining Services and Debating the Future, Paperback / softback Book

Public Libraries in the 21st Century : Defining Services and Debating the Future Paperback / softback

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Public Libraries in the 21st Century presents a comprehensive analysis of the impact of recent policy initiatives directly targeted at public libraries along with broader developments in the public sector environment within which they operate.

Key features include: c An exploration of the context within which public libraries are operating and analysis of their role in local and national life; c Examples of best practice in service delivery; c Evaluation of the challenges and opportunities confronting public library managers; c Wide ranging coverage, including information from published and unpublished sources, supplemented by interviews with key stakeholders in the public library sector. The book provides a unique and thorough guide to the contemporary discourses surrounding issues of identity, social purpose, value and strategy facing the public library service.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 396 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • ISBN: 9780815399889

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