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Public libraries and their national policies : international case studies

Author: John Helling
Publisher: Oxford, UK : Chandos Pub., 2012.
Series: Chandos information professional series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is aimed at practicing librarians and scholars with an interest in public libraries. It will examine the various models for providing public library services around the world and will  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Helling
ISBN: 9781843346791 1843346796 9781780633107 1780633106
OCLC Number: 793217365
Description: xv, 172 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1.Introduction --
Useful websites --
References --
2.United States --
Historical background --
Current framework --
Legislation and legal structure --
Conclusion --
References --
3.Canada --
Historical background --
Current framework --
Legislation and legal structure --
Conclusion --
Useful websites --
References --
4.South Africa --
Historical background --
Current framework --
Legislation and legal structure --
Conclusion --
Useful websites --
References --
5.Senegal --
Historical background --
Current framework --
Legislation and legal structure --
Conclusion --
Useful websites --
References --
6.Finland --
Historical background --
Current framework --
Legislation and legal structure --
Conclusion --
Useful websites --
References --
7.Sweden --
Historical background --
Current framework --
Legislation and legal structure --
Conclusion --
Useful websites --
References --
8.United Kingdom --
Historical background --
Current framework --
Legislation and legal structure --
Conclusion --
Useful websites --
References --
9.France --
Historical background --
Current framework --
Legislation and legal structure --
Conclusion --
Useful websites --
References --
10.India --
Historical background --
Current framework --
Legislation and legal structure --
Conclusion --
Useful websites --
References --
11.Turkmenistan --
Historical background --
Current framework --
Legislation and legal structure --
Conclusion --
References --
12.China --
Historical background --
Current framework --
Legislation and legal structure --
Conclusion --
References --
13.Australia --
Historical background --
Current framework --
Legislation and legal structure --
Conclusion --
Useful websites --
References --
14.Conclusion.
Series Title: Chandos information professional series.
Responsibility: John Helling.
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