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Democracy and the public library : essays on fundamental issues

Author: Arthur Wayne Hafner
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1993.
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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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Democracy and the public library.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1993
(OCoLC)609295948
Online version:
Democracy and the public library.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1993
(OCoLC)624442982
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Wayne Hafner
ISBN: 0313286671 9780313286674
OCLC Number: 27936904
Description: viii, 336 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: An overview : complexity, diversity, and the management of modern libraries / Arthur W. Hafner --
Democratic ideals and the American public library / Arthur W. Hafner and Jennifer Sterling-Folker --
The canonicity debate : an overview for the librarian / Brian Folker and Arthur W. Hafner --
Mortimer J. Adler's and Robert M. Hutchins's vision of the great books / Arthur W. Hafner and Thomas M. Mick --
The American public library and the constitutional right to freedom of expression / 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 / Arthur W. Hafner, Jennifer Sterling-Folker, and Brian Folker --
The Illinois library records confidentiality act : a qualified privilege / Arthur W. Hafner [and others] / Librarians and activism in support of democracy / Valerie Camarigg and Arthur W. Hafner.
Series Title: Contributions in librarianship and information science, no. 78.
Responsibility: edited by Arthur W. Hafner.

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