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The American public library and the problem of purpose.

Author: Patrick Williams
Publisher: New York u.a. : Greenwood Pr., 1988.
Series: Contributions in librarianship and information science, 62.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats
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The problem of purpose in the title is the 130-year debate within the library community over the proper place for the library in society. Chapters discuss roles for public libraries from the founding  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Williams
ISBN: 0313255903 9780313255908
OCLC Number: 230966715
Description: 144 Seiten.
Contents: Preface The Boston Prototype, 1841-1878 The Fiction Problem, 1876-1896 The Library Militant, 1894-1920 Adult Education, 1920-1948 The Public Library Inquiry, 1948-1950 Folklore and Public Relations, 1950-1965 Information for the People, 1965-1980 A Step in the Right Direction, 1980-1987 Bibliography Index
Series Title: Contributions in librarianship and information science, 62.

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