The Politics of Libraries and Librarianship

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The Politics of Libraries and Librarianship
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ISBN : 9781780631394
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This book covers aspects of the political environment which surrounds and engages libraries and their librarians. It includes anecdotes on the role of the political sphere in the business of library associations. Provides recent stories and real examples of: The various political contexts under which libraries operate Why it is important to be politically aware How political climates influence decision making for libraries

The Politics of Libraries and Librarianship

This book covers aspects of the political environment which surrounds and engages libraries and their librarians. It includes anecdotes on the role of the political sphere in the business of library associations. Provides recent stories and real examples of: The various political contexts under which libraries operate Why it is

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The Politics of Theory and the Practice of Critical Librarianship

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The Politics of Professionalism

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Critical Librarianship

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This study of a decisive period in IFLA's history offers a rare example of an international professional association in transition. In examining a project to promote unrestricted access to information as the reciprocal right of freedom of expression, the research is a case study of the politics of an expanding

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Progressive Librarianship

Public spending is under threat and public libraries are suffering. At a time when libraries can play a critical role in supporting people facing difficult economic and social situations, the dominant conservative model of librarianship has nothing meaningful to say about the role and relevance of libraries. It offers more

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Public Libraries  Public Policies  and Political Processes

Over the past thirty years, significant shifts in technology, political ideologies, and policy goals have resulted in an environment in which public libraries face the highest expectations to serve community needs against unprecedented political, economic, and policy challenges. Drawing on two decades of original research conducted by the authors, this

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Libraries Promoting Reflective Dialogue in a Time of Political Polarization

Reflective dialogue asks us to pause before reacting, to ground ourselves in a sense of compassion for ourselves and others, and to use that grounding to open a space to listen and to speak with the goal of recognizing a shared humanity and appreciating difference. In four sections, Libraries Promoting

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Libraries in the Political Scene

When things get too hot in Miami, criminal lawyer Yoshi figures she'll be safe if she goes home to Norfolk, Virginia, for a little while. But she finds that the streets there are just as mean - and a sister needs to keep her head to avoid getting popped in

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The proliferation of online access to social science statistical and numeric data sources, such as the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Fact Finder, has lead to an increased interest in supporting these sources in academic libraries. Many large libraries have been able to devote staff to data services for

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