Our Enduring Values Revisited : Librarianship in an Ever-Changing World. (eBook, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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Our Enduring Values Revisited : Librarianship in an Ever-Changing World.

Author: Michael Gorman
Publisher: Chicago : American Library Association, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
In this stirring manifesto, public intellectual, librarian, and philosopher Gorman addresses head on the "existential panic" among library professionals caused by the radical shift in how libraries are viewed.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Gorman
ISBN: 0838913059 9780838913055
OCLC Number: 1162094697
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Description: 1 online resource (255 p.)
Contents: OUR ENDURING VALUES REVISITED: LIBRARIANSHIP IN AN EVER-CHANGING WORLD; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; PREFACE: THE WORLD TURNED RIGHT SIDE UP?; CHAPTER 1: VALUES; CHAPTER 2: HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY; CHAPTER 3: THE VALUE OF LIBRARIES; CHAPTER 4: THE LIBRARY AS PLACE; CHAPTER 5: STEWARDSHIP; CHAPTER 6: SERVICE; CHAPTER 7: INTELLECTUAL FREEDOM; CHAPTER 8: RATIONALISM; CHAPTER 9: LITERACY AND LEARNING; CHAPTER 10: EQUITY OF ACCESS; CHAPTER 11: PRIVACY; CHAPTER 12: DEMOCRACY; CHAPTER 13: THE GREATER GOOD; CHAPTER 14: KEEPING FAITH; INDEX

Abstract:

In this stirring manifesto, public intellectual, librarian, and philosopher Gorman addresses head on the "existential panic" among library professionals caused by the radical shift in how libraries are viewed.

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