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Information technology in librarianship : new critical approaches

Author: Gloria J Leckie; John Buschman
Publisher: Westport (Connecticut) ; London : Libraries Unlimited, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The ground - both in terms of technological advance and in the sophistication of analyses of technology - has shifted. At the same time, librarianship as a field has adopted a more skeptical  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Zborniki
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gloria J Leckie; John Buschman
ISBN: 9781591586296 1591586291
OCLC Number: 780873948
Description: VI, 297 str. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Information technologies and libraries --
why do we need new critical approaches? / John E. Buschman and Gloria J. Leckie --
Critical theory of technology: an overview / Andrew Feenberg --
Surveillance and technology: context and distinction / Gary T. Marx --
Cycles of net struggles, lines of net flight / Nick Dyer-Witheford --
A quick digital fix? Changing schools, changing literacies, persistent inequalities: a critical, contextual analysis / Ross Collin and Michael W. Apple --
Theorizing the impact of IT on library-state relations / Sandra Braman --
The prospects for an information science: the current absence of critical perspective / John M. Budd --
Librarianship and the labour process: aspects of the realization, restructuring, and intensification of intellectual work / Michael F. Winter --
"Their little bit of ground slowly squashed into nothing": technology, gender, and the vanishing librarian / Roma Harris --
Children and information technology / Andrew Large --
Open source software and libraries / Ajit Pyati --
Technologies and social regulation: an examination of library OPACs and web portal / Gloria J. Leckie, Lisa Given, and Grant Campbell --
Libraries, archives, and digital preservation: a critical overview / Dorothy A. Warner --
Conclusion: just how critical should librarianship of technology? / John E. Buschman.
Responsibility: edited by Gloria J. Leckie and John E. Buschman.

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