Introduction to Public Librarianship

Introduction to Public Librarianship

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This text for students of library science presents an introduction to public librarianship. Early chapters review the social forces and political events that initiated the public library movement. Other topics include (for example) the development of standards for public library service, the changing role of the library board, and the design and symbolism of the public library building. The volume concludes with a discussion of trends likely to affect public library development in the first part of this century. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers, c2004
ISBN: 1555704751 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Branch Call Number: 027.473 MCC
Characteristics: xvi, 406 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Alternative Title: Public librarianship


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