Public Libraries in the 21st Century: Defining Services and Debating the Future (Hardback)
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Public Libraries in the 21st Century: Defining Services and Debating the Future (Hardback)

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Hardback 396 Pages / Published: 28/06/2006
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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opportunities confronting public library managers; c Wide ranging coverage, including information from published and unpublished sources, supplemented by interviews with key stakeholders in the public library sector.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.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780754642862
Number of pages: 396
Weight: 703 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 mm

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