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Progressive Librarianship : Perspectives from Kenya and Britain, 1979-2010.

Author: Shiraz Durrani
Publisher: Oxford : Vita Books, 2014.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Durrani, Shiraz.
Progressive Librarianship : Perspectives from Kenya and Britain, 1979-2010.
Oxford : Vita Books, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Shiraz Durrani
ISBN: 9781869886219 1869886216
OCLC Number: 1099987325
Description: 1 online resource (447 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; List of illustrations; Preface; Foreword; 1: Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o: Never be silent, never about the library; 2: David Percival; 3: Catherine Lusted; Acknowledgment; Introduction; Concerns and concepts; Politics of information; If not "progressive", what?; Progressive librarianship in context; A personal perspective; The Kenyan experience; The Library Cell; Progressive performative works; Never be silent; Key issues; The British experience; Hackney Public Library; Merton Library & Heritage Service; Key issues; National and international initiatives No change at the Library Association (CILIP)Parliamentary Committee submissions; Information for Social Change; Open to all?; The PALIAct initiative; Diversity Council; Quality Leaders Project --
Youth (QLP-Y); Library skills for a globalised world; Library Skills pilot implementation (Phase 2); Teaching and learning progressive librarianship; London Metropolitan University; No conclusion, the struggle continues; Afterword: Study & Reflection; A. Developing an alternative approach: some themes; B. Intertextual reflections: Alice Corble; References; Index; About the author; Back cover

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