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Libraries and democracy : the cornerstone of liberty.

Author: Nancy Kranich (Ed.)
Publisher: Chicago : Amer Library Association, 2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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During World War II when the future of democracy was uncertain, Franklin D. Roosevelt described libraries as ''the great symbols of the freedom of the mind, '' ''essential to the functioning of a democratic society.'' Kranich begins this new collection of essays with Roosevelt's sentiment in mind. From Librarian of Congress, James Billington, to founding director of the Center for the Book, John Cole, the  Read more...
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Kranich, Nancy C.
Libraries and Democracy : The Cornerstone of Liberty.
Chicago : ALA Editions, ©2000
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Kranich (Ed.)
ISBN: 0838999190 9780838999196
OCLC Number: 171272447
Description: 1 online resource (pages)
Contents: Preface; Introduction; Part I: Historic and Theoretical Overview of the Role of Libraries and Democracy; Reconsidering Arsenals of a Democratic Culture: Balancing Symbol and Practice by Frederick Stielow; Imagining Fairness:Equality and Equity of Access in Search of Democracy by Jorge Reina Schement; Poverty, Democracy, and Public Libraries by Kathleen de la Peña McCook; Part II: Libraries and Civil Society; Libraries and Civil Society by Joan C. Durrance, Karen Pettigrew, Michael Jourdan, and Karen Scheuerer; Civic Librarianship by Ronald B. McCabe.

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During World War II when the future of democracy was uncertain, Franklin D. Roosevelt described libraries as ''the great symbols of the freedom of the mind, '' ''essential to the functioning of a democratic society.'' Kranich begins this new collection of essays with Roosevelt's sentiment in mind. From Librarian of Congress, James Billington, to founding director of the Center for the Book, John Cole, the leading-edge information specialists of the day share their insights on the role libraries play in advancing democracy. One of the few institutions in the world where people have free access t.

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