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The power to name : locating the limits of subject representation in libraries

Author: Hope A Olson
Publisher: Dordrecht, The Netherlands ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The names we give things colour the ways we perceive them. This book looks at the pervasive naming of information that libraries undertake as a matter of course through representation of subjects. It  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hope A Olson
ISBN: 1402007760 9781402007767
OCLC Number: 50404371
Description: x, 261 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Naming is Power --
2. Armies, Railroads and Procrustean Beds --
3. Iterability of the Public and Efficiency --
4. Authority to Name --
5. ITE/Arating Women --
6. Toward Eccentric Techniques.
Responsibility: by Hope A. Olson.
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