Following an introduction and tribute to Peter on his retirement, the text is contributed by an international team of acknowledged leaders in their fields, and focuses on four key themes that have preoccupied Peter during his career and that remain of pre-eminent importance for the future of the profession: libraries, learning and distance learningwidening access to informationchanging directions of information deliveryperformance, quality and leadership. The book concludes with a comprehensive bibliography of Peter's work.
Readership: This timely book addresses issues and concerns transferable across different areas of the information sector, including academic, public and special libraries, and will be stimulating reading for anyone working, studying, or teaching within the profession.
Publisher: Facet Publishing
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 239 g
Dimensions: 236 x 164 x 21 mm
"The book is suitable for those studying, researching and working within the profession, with applicability across different sectors. It is well-written, easy to read and well structured with a comprehensive index."
"This festschrift includes some serious writing from some significant names in the profession. Most readers will find something of interest and many will find something new." -- Update
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