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Critical approaches to information technology in librarianship : foundations and applications

Author: John Buschman
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1993.
Series: Contributions in librarianship and information science, no. 74.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work explains the importance of a critical approach to information technology in librarianship. Chapters consider such topics as the neutrality of technology, information technology and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Critical approaches to information technology in librarianship.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1993
(OCoLC)606529436
Online version:
Critical approaches to information technology in librarianship.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1993
(OCoLC)624407877
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Buschman
ISBN: 0313284156 9780313284151
OCLC Number: 27430767
Description: vi, 230 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction: Why Do We Need a Critical Approach to Information Technology in Librarianship? / John Buschman --
2. The Neutrality of Technology: A Critique of Assumptions / Norman Balabanian --
3. Critical Scholarship on Computers in Education: A Summary Review / Michael J. Carbone --
4. Censorship, Critical Theory and New Information Technologies: Foundations of Critical Scholarship in Communications / Sue Curry Jansen --
5. New Worlds of Computer-Mediated Word / Shoshana Zuboff --
6. An Engineer's Critical Perspective on Technology / Steve M. Slaby --
7. Issues in Censorship and Information Technology / John Buschman --
8. The Civic Role of Libraries / Carolyn M. Gray --
9. Librarianship, Technology, and the Labor Process: Theoretical Perspectives / Michael F. Winter --
10. The Politics of Electronic Information: A Reassessment / John Haar --
11. Conclusion: Contexts, Analogies, and Entrepreneurial Directions in Librarianship / John Buschman.
Series Title: Contributions in librarianship and information science, no. 74.
Responsibility: edited by John Buschman.

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