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Democracy and the public library : essays on fundamental issues

Author: Arthur W Hafner
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1994
Series: Contributions in librarianship and information science, no.78
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Examines the issues at the heart of the library's role in a democratic society, and demonstrates the practical importance of the library's democratic purpose. Topics covered include legal issues  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur W Hafner
ISBN: 0313286671 9780313286674
OCLC Number: 473151736
Description: 336 s.
Contents: Introduction Democratic Ideals and the American Public Library by Arthur W. Hafner and Jennifer Sterling-Folker Mortimer J. Adler's and Robert M. Hutchins's Vision of the Great Books by Arthur W. Hafner and Thomas M. Mick The Canonicity Debate: An Overview for the Librarian by Brian Folker and Arthur W. Hafner The American Public Library and the Constitutional Right to Freedom of Expression by Arthur W. Hafner and Jennifer Sterling-Folker The Morristown, New Jersey, Experience: The Public Library as a Limited Public Forum and Lessons from the Richard R. Kreimer Case by Arthur W. Hafner, Jennifer Sterling-Folker, and Brian Folker The Illinois Library Records Confidentiality Act: A Qualified Privilege by Arthur W. Hafner, Andrey B. Filipowicz, Brian Folker, and William P. Whitely Librarians and Activism in Support of Democracy by Valerie Camarigg and Arthur W. Hafner Index
Series Title: Contributions in librarianship and information science, no.78
Responsibility: edited by Arthur W. Hafner

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