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The new librarianship field guide

Author: R David Lankes
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work offers a guide for librarians who see their profession as a chance to make a positive difference in their communities - librarians who recognize that it is no longer enough to stand behind a desk waiting to serve. R. David Lankes reminds librarians of their mission: to improve society by facilitating knowledge creation in their communities. In this book, he provides tools, arguments, resources, and ideas  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: R David Lankes
ISBN: 9780262529082 0262529084 9780262334600 0262334607
OCLC Number: 988121467
Notes: Previously issued in print: 2016.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource.
Responsibility: R. David Lankes.

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This work offers a guide for librarians who see their profession as a chance to make a positive difference in their communities - librarians who recognize that it is no longer enough to stand behind a desk waiting to serve. R. David Lankes reminds librarians of their mission: to improve society by facilitating knowledge creation in their communities. In this book, he provides tools, arguments, resources, and ideas for fulfilling this mission.

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