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Progressive library organizations : a worldwide history

Author: Alfred Kagan
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2015] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This work presents the history and impact of the seven most important progressive library organizations worldwide--in Austria, Germany, South Africa, Sweden, United Kingdom, and two in the United States. Each organization is considered within its national context, and in fact, the English word "organization" does not quite fit the nature of all of the groups"--
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred Kagan
ISBN: 9780786464005 0786464003
OCLC Number: 903363504
Description: vi, 300 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: South Africa : Library and Information Workers Organisation (LIWO) --
Sweden : Bibliotek i samhälle (BiS) (Libraries in Society) --
Germany : Arbeitskreis Kritischer BibliothekarInnen (Akribie) (Working Group of Critical Librarians) --
Austria : Arbeitskreis kritischer Bibliothekarinnen und Bibliothekare im Renner-Institut (KRIBIBI) (Working Group of Critical Librariarians in the Renner Institute) --
United Kingdom : Information for Social Change (ISC) --
United States : Social Responsibilities Round Table of the American Library Association (SRRT) --
United States : The Progressive Librarians Guild (PLG).
Responsibility: Alfred Kagan.

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"This work presents the history and impact of the seven most important progressive library organizations worldwide--in Austria, Germany, South Africa, Sweden, United Kingdom, and two in the United States. Each organization is considered within its national context, and in fact, the English word "organization" does not quite fit the nature of all of the groups"--

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