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Foundations of library and information science

Author: Richard Rubin
Publisher: New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Richard Rubin has written a completely revised and updated edition of the first textbookand most widely-usedspecifically written to cover the fundamentals of library and information science. Foundations is the most current teaching resource available, covering the practice of librarianship, the place of libraries in the broader information infrastructure, the development of information science, the growth of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Rubin
ISBN: 1555705189 9781555705183 1555704921 9781555704926
OCLC Number: 54694699
Description: xvii, 581 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: The information infrastructure : libraries in context --
Information science : a service perspective --
Redefining the library : the impacts and implications of technological change --
Information policy : stakeholders and agendas --
Information policy as library policy : intellectual freedom --
Information organization : issues and techniques --
From past to present : the library's mission and its values --
Ethics and standards : professional practices in library and information science --
The library as institution : an organizational view --
Librarianship : an evolving profession.
Responsibility: Richard E. Rubin.

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