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A history of modern librarianship constructing the heritage of Western cultures

Author: Pamela Spence Richards; Wayne A Wiegand; Marija Dalbello
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. Libraries Unlimited 2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A broad, comparative history of librarianship, this intriguing work goes beyond the standard focus on institutions and collections to help you explore the part modern librarianship played-and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pamela Spence Richards; Wayne A Wiegand; Marija Dalbello
ISBN: 9781610690997 1610690990 9781440834738 1440834733
OCLC Number: 980954850
Description: 248 p.
Contents: Contents * Preface Introduction * Chapter One: Europe Peter Hoare Introduction The Background to Modern European Librarianship Libraries and Librarianship of Different Types Conclusion Bibliography * Chapter Two: The United States and Canada Wayne A. Wiegand Introduction Colonial America to 1776 Canada to Confederation United States, 1776-1876 U.S. and Canadian Librarianship, 1876-1893 U.S. and Canadian Librarianship, 1893-1914 Bridging the Wars, 1914-1945 Consolidating Gains, 1945-1970 After 1970: "The Information Age" Bibliography * Chapter Three: Africa Anthony Olden Introduction Education and Literacy Publishing Subscription Libraries Public Library Service The Academic Library The Librarians Professional Education and Training Conclusion Bibliography * Chapter Four: Australasia Ross Harvey Introduction 1788-1900: First Encounters to Federation 1901-1945: Federation to World War II 1945 to Date: Australia Since World War II 1945 to Date: New Zealand Since World War II Conclusion Bibliography * Chapter Five: Digital Convergence: The Past in the Present Marija Dalbello Introduction Origins and Prototypes: 1890 to1960s Online Catalogs and the World Wide Web: 1970s into the 1990s Digital Libraries: mid-1990s to 2005 The "Semantic Web" and Social Media from 2005 Epilogue Bibliography * Index
Responsibility: Pamela Spence Richards [edit.]; Wayne A. Wiegand [edit.]; Marija Dalbello [edit.].

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