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Libraries : global reach, local touch

Author: Kathleen de la Peña McCook; Barbara J Ford; Kate Lippincott
Publisher: Chicago : American Library Association, ©1998.
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This text shows how libraries, through the Internet, can reach into other communities and connect to information resources around the world. It also tells of the human touch in the form of library  Read more...

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Chicago : American Library Association, ©1998
(OCoLC)655218099
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen de la Peña McCook; Barbara J Ford; Kate Lippincott
ISBN: 0838907385 9780838907382
OCLC Number: 38856035
Description: v, 256 pages : illustrations, map ; 26 cm
Contents: Preface. Librarians as Culture Keepers and Information Providers / Kathleen de la Pena McCook --
1. Inaugural augural Remarks / Barbara J. Ford 3. --
2. A Global Perspective / Robert Wedgeworth 6. --
3. From Amoxcallis to Electronic Libraries / Daniel Mattes 12 . --
4. Improving University Libraries in El Salvador / William V. Jackson 24. --
5. Academic Libraries in Colombia / Charlotte E. Ford, Luz M. Quiroga 31. --
6. Discovering Treasures in Ecuador / Patricia A. Wand 39. --
7. When Literacy and Oracy Meet / Philip J. Calvert 44. --
8. Developing Library and Information Services in Micronesia / Arlene Cohen, Joanne Tarpley Crotts, Irene Lovas 50. --
9. Libraries and Information Services in Malaysia / Diljit Singh 60. --
10. Libraries and Information Centres in India / T.N. Kamala 70. --
11. Libraries in Azerbaijan / Muzhgan Nazarova 82. --
12. Touching Turkey / Jordan M. Scepanski 90. --
13. Post-Soviet Russian Librarianship in Transition / Michael Neubert, Irina L. Klim 98. --
14. Estonia / Eric A. Johnson, Aira Lepik 104. --
15. Romanian Libraries / Stephen R. Amery 110. --
16. Genesis of a Library in the Czech Republic / Norma J. Hervey 124. --
17. Polish Libraries and Librarianship in a Time of Challenge and Change / George S. Bobinski, Maria Kocojowa 139. --
18. Slavic Book and Serial Exchanges / Bradley L. Schaffner 144. --
19. African Librarianship / Kingo J. Mchombu 150. --
20. Dreams and Realities / Peter G. Underwood, Mary Nassimbeni 157. --
21. Queens Library / Gary E. Strong 165. --
22. Global Relevance through Sustained Achievement / Ken Haycock 173. --
23. Quality Library Services to Children and Young Adults for Changing Needs / Barbara Immroth 181. --
24. International Library Women / Suzanne Hildenbrand, Mary Biblo 187. --
25. The Influence of Information Technology Infrastructure and Policies on Library Services in Developing Countries / Donald E. Riggs 195. --
26. Freedom of Expression / Matthew B. Barrett, Beverly P. Lynch 202. --
27. The Ethics of Naming and the Discourse of Globalization / Hope A. Olson 210. --
28. amily Literacy / Rebecca Knuth 219. --
29. Going Global via the Literature / Alma Dawson 234. --
Contributors 249.
Responsibility: edited by Kathleen de la Peña McCook, Barbara J. Ford, and Kate Lippincott.

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