Libraries and Identity

Libraries and Identity summarizes the role of institutional identity in the emergence of new types of libraries such as joint-use libraries and digital libraries. Professional and institutional identity has shown to be one of the most problematic, yet overlooked issues to deal with when traditional libraries such as public libraries and academic libraries develop into new shapes. The author clearly outlines the importance of identity in making change and innovation in libraries understandable. Based on original research the book comprehensively explores the role of identity as a trigger for change and development in libraries. Based on original research which has already attracted international claim Focuses on aspects of library development which are mostly overlooked Focus on the change from traditional library types such as public and academic libraries to new ones such as joint use libraries and digital libraries

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  • Author : Joacim Hansson
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 126 pages
  • ISBN : 1780630336
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Libraries and Identity

Libraries and Identity
  • Author : Joacim Hansson
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 07 April 2010
GET THIS BOOKLibraries and Identity

Libraries and Identity summarizes the role of institutional identity in the emergence of new types of libraries such as joint-use libraries and digital libraries. Professional and institutional identity has shown to be one of the most problematic, yet overlooked issues to deal with when traditional libraries such as public libraries and academic libraries develop into new shapes. The author clearly outlines the importance of identity in making change and innovation in libraries understandable. Based on original research the book comprehensively

Deconstructing Service in Libraries

Deconstructing Service in Libraries
  • Author : Veronica Arellano Douglas,Joanna Gadsby
  • Publisher : Library Juice Press
  • Release : 01 December 2020
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"Offers a historical-cultural context for the ethos of service in libraries and critically examines this professional value as it intersects with gender, sexuality, race and ethnicity, class, and (dis)ability"--Provided by publisher.

Access and Identity Management for Libraries

Access and Identity Management for Libraries
  • Author : Masha Garibyan,John Paschoud,Simon McLeish
  • Publisher : Facet Publishing
  • Release : 01 July 2022
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With The Rapid Increase the use of electronic resources in libraries, managing access to online information is an area many librarians struggle with. Managers of online information wish to implement policies about who can access the information and under what terms and conditions but often they need further guidance. Written by experts in the field, this practical book is the first to explain the principles behind access management, the available technologies and how they work. This includes an overview of

Urban Planning and Cultural Identity

Urban Planning and Cultural Identity
  • Author : William Neill
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 23 October 2003
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Urban Planning and Cultural Identity reviews the intense spatiality of conflict over identity construction in three cities where culture and place identity are not just post-modernist playthings but touch on the raw sensibilities of who people define themselves to be. Berlin as the reborn German capital has put 'coming to terms with' the Holocaust and the memory of the GDR full square at the centre of urban planning. Detroit raises questions about the impotence and complicity of planners in the

Convergence of Libraries and Technology Organizations

Convergence of Libraries and Technology Organizations
  • Author : Christopher Barth
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 15 June 2011
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This book describes and discusses the convergence of library and technology support in higher education. Over the past 15 years, a number of institutions have pursued merging library and technology services into a single information support organization. These mergers have taken different forms, but all seek to redefine information support in a 21st century model that promotes the interdisciplinary use of information. The coming years will see significant change affect libraries with the continuing disruption of the Internet and digitally-based services.

Culture and Identity

Culture and Identity
  • Author : J. Thomas Rimer
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release : 14 July 2014
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This collection of essays represents the first attempt in this country to examine systematically the nature and development of modern Japanese self-consciousness as expressed through culture. The essays reveal eloquently the extent to which important aspects of Japanese intellectual life in the early twentieth century were inspired by European models of cultural criticism, ranging from Kant and Hegel to Nietzsche, Marx, Durkheim, and Bergson. Implicitly comparative, this collection raises the question whether "late" industrialization and related processes call forth cultural

Public Libraries and Social Justice

Public Libraries and Social Justice
  • Author : John Pateman,John Vincent
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 15 April 2016
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The need for public libraries to tackle social exclusion and engage in social justice becomes ever more urgent as the gap between rich and poor continues to widen, and the very survival of public libraries in the heart of the community is open to debate. If public libraries are to develop and grow in the future and become relevant to the majority of their local communities, then they need to abandon outmoded concepts of 'excellence' and fully grasp the 'equity'

Libraries and Society

Libraries and Society
  • Author : Wendy Evans,David Baker
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 April 2011
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This book reviews both the historical and future roles that public, private, academic and special libraries have in supporting and shaping society at local, regional, national and international levels. Globalisation, economic turmoil, political and ethnic tensions, rapid technology development, global warming and other key environmental factors are all combining in myriad and complex ways to affect everyone, both individually and collectively. Fundamental questions are being asked about the future of society and the bedrock organisations that underpin it. Libraries and

The Names of John Gergen

The Names of John Gergen
  • Author : Benjamin Moore
  • Publisher : University of Missouri Press
  • Release : 26 March 2021
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Rescued from the dumpster of a boarded-up house, the yellowing scraps of a young migrant’s schoolwork provided Benjamin Moore with the jumping-off point for this study of migration, memory, and identity. Centering on the compelling story of its eponymous subject, The Names of John Gergen examines the converging governmental and institutional forces that affected the lives of migrants in the industrial neighborhoods of South St. Louis in the early twentieth century. These migrants were Banat Swabians from Torontál

Knowledge Management in Libraries and Organizations

Knowledge Management in Libraries and Organizations
  • Author : Leda Bultrini,Sally McCallum,Wilda Newman,Julien Sempéré
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Release : 18 December 2015
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The management of knowledge created in an organization not only enables reuse of knowledge, but also adds value to the organization itself. Preventing duplication of intellectual effort, it saves economic and human resources, leading to the creation of new information. This book gathers the wisdom of knowledge managers and researchers in the context of the library and will be a valuable reference source for all libraries.

Technology and Professional Identity of Librarians: The Making of the Cybrarian

Technology and Professional Identity of Librarians: The Making of the Cybrarian
  • Author : Hicks, Deborah
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 30 November 2013
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The library profession has changed rapidly in the wake of advanced technologies. Once regarded as the gatekeepers of information found in books, today's library professionals are shifting from a traditional center of attention to a new focus on all areas of information studies. Technology and Professional Identify of Librarians: The Making of the Cybrarian brings into focus both the positive and negative aspects that technology places on the professional identity of librarians. Highlighting the new methods involved in data management,

The Self as Subject

The Self as Subject
  • Author : Anne-Marie Deitering,Richard A. Stoddart,Robert Schroeder
  • Publisher : Association of College & Research Libraries
  • Release : 01 July 2022
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The research paper has become so ingrained in higher education that its benefits are assumed to be self-evident, but the connection between student writing and learning is not always clear. Educators frequently discuss the lack of critical thinking demonstrated in undergraduate research papers, but it may not be that students will not invest in writing assignments - it's possible that many cannot with the educational support currently provided. Through theory and examples, and with ACRL's Framework for Information Literacy for

Book Arts of Isfahan

Book Arts of Isfahan
  • Author : Alice Taylor,John Walsh
  • Publisher : Getty Publications
  • Release : 01 December 1995
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In the seventeenth century, the Persian city of Isfahan was a crossroads of international trade and diplomacy. Manuscript paintings produced within the city’s various cultural, religious, and ethnic groups reveal the vibrant artistic legacy of the Safavid Empire. Published to coincide with an exhibition at the Getty Museum, Book Arts of Isfahan offers a fascinating account of the ways in which the artists of Isfahan used their art to record the life around them and at the same time