Libraries and Public Perception

What is the future of libraries? This question is frequently posed, with widespread research into the social and economic impact of libraries. Newspapers play an important role in forming public perceptions, but how do newspapers present libraries, their past, present and future? Nobody has yet taken the press to task on the quantity and quality of articles on libraries, however Libraries and Public Perception does just this, through comparative textual analysis of newspapers in Europe. After a comprehensive and useful introductory chapter, the book consists of the following five chapters: Wondering about the future of libraries; Measuring the value of libraries; Libraries in the newspapers; Contemporary challenges and public perception; Which library model from the newspapers: a synthesis. Provides an alternative means to evaluate the impact of libraries Compares different countries and societies regarding their representation of libraries Pursues its subject through active research, rather than self reflection

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  • Author : Anna Galluzzi
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 150 pages
  • ISBN : 1780634250
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Libraries and Public Perception

Libraries and Public Perception
  • Author : Anna Galluzzi
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 20 September 2014
GET THIS BOOKLibraries and Public Perception

What is the future of libraries? This question is frequently posed, with widespread research into the social and economic impact of libraries. Newspapers play an important role in forming public perceptions, but how do newspapers present libraries, their past, present and future? Nobody has yet taken the press to task on the quantity and quality of articles on libraries, however Libraries and Public Perception does just this, through comparative textual analysis of newspapers in Europe. After a comprehensive and useful

The Status, Reputation and Image of the Library and Information Profession

The Status, Reputation and Image of the Library and Information Profession
  • Author : Russell Bowden,Donald E. Wijasuriya
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
  • Release : 01 January 1994
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The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) is the leading international body representing the interests of library and information services and their users. It is the global voice of the information profession. The series IFLA Publications deals with many of the means through which libraries, information centres, and information professionals worldwide can formulate their goals, exert their influence as a group, protect their interests, and find solutions to global problems.

Libraries, Telecentres, Cybercafes and Public Access to ICT: International Comparisons

Libraries, Telecentres, Cybercafes and Public Access to ICT: International Comparisons
  • Author : Gomez, Ricardo
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 31 July 2011
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Public venues are vital to information access across the globe, yet few formal studies exist of the complex ways people in developing countries use information technologies in public access places.Libraries, Telecentres, Cybercafes and Public Access to ICT: International Comparisons presents groundbreaking research on the new challenges and opportunities faced by public libraries, community telecentres, and cybercafés that offer public access to computers and other information and communication technologies. Written in plain language, the book presents an in-depth analysis

Libraries and Public Perceptions

Libraries and Public Perceptions
  • Author : Anna Galluzzi
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 18 May 2022
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What is the future of libraries? This question is frequently posed, with widespread research into the social and economic impact of libraries. Newspapers play an important role in forming public perceptions, but how do newspapers present libraries, their past, present and future? Nobody has yet taken the press to task on the quantity and quality of articles on libraries, however Libraries and Public Perception does just this, through comparative textual analysis of newspapers in Europe. After a comprehensive and useful

Public Libraries, Public Policies, and Political Processes

Public Libraries, Public Policies, and Political Processes
  • Author : Paul T. Jaeger,Ursula Gorham,John Carlo Bertot,Lindsay C. Sarin
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 15 April 2014
GET THIS BOOKPublic Libraries, Public Policies, and Political Processes

Over the past thirty years, significant shifts in technology, political ideologies, and policy goals have resulted in an environment in which public libraries face the highest expectations to serve community needs against unprecedented political, economic, and policy challenges. Drawing on two decades of original research conducted by the authors, this book provides a data-driven examination of the interrelated impacts of political discourse and public policy processes on public libraries and the ways in which they are able to serve their

Readers, Reading, and Librarians

Readers, Reading, and Librarians
  • Author : Bill Katz
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 27 February 2021
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This vital book reaffirms librarians’enthusiasm for books and readers in the midst of the evolution of libraries-from reading centers to information centers where librarians are now Web masters, information scientists, and media experts. Readers, Reading, and Librarians explores the future of the book as a medium. With nearly two hundred open-ended interviews with readers who read for pleasure, this book looks at how and why they choose or reject certain books. Readers, Reading, and Librarians examines: reasons for the

Library and Information Science

Library and Information Science
  • Author : Michael Bemis
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 03 March 2014
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This unique annotated bibliography is a complete, up-to-date guide to sources of information on library science, covering recent books, monographs, periodicals and websites, and selected works of historical importance.

Libraries and Learning Resource Centres

Libraries and Learning Resource Centres
  • Author : Biddy Fisher
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 17 June 2013
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This comprehensive reference examines the changing role and design of library buildings, using a critical examination of recent examples from around the world. The authors, who represent the views of the architect and the client, outline the history and changing typology of the library. They examine the new national, public, academic and specialist libraries using numerous international examples including Sri Lanka, Vancouver, Johannesburg, Paris and London. New design advice and technical data is presented to illustrate the many approaches that

Libraries and Learning Resource Centres

Libraries and Learning Resource Centres
  • Author : Brian Edwards
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 04 June 2009
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Libraries and Learning Resource Centres is a comprehensive reference text examining the changing role and design of library buildings. Critical evaluations of international case studies demonstrate the principles of library design. Available for the first time in full colour, the second edition of the work focuses particularly on the important question of access and design in public libraries. Updated case studies and technical data allow the professional architect to use the book directly in planning library projects. Providing guidance on

Dealing with Natural Disasters In libraries

Dealing with Natural Disasters In libraries
  • Author : William Miller,Rita M Pellen
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 24 October 2018
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Learn from those who actually dealt with disaster! Regardless of the type of library, natural disasters can have catastrophic effects on its collections and artifacts. Dealing with Natural Disasters in Libraries provides an inside look at different disasters and how diverse types of libraries dealt with the consequences. This useful resource covers a wide range of natural disasters, including flood, fire, water damage, mold, sick building syndrome, and hurricane damage. Librarians from different types of libraries describe personal efforts to

Blueprint for Your Library Marketing Plan

Blueprint for Your Library Marketing Plan
  • Author : Patricia H. Fisher,Marseille M. Pride,Ellen G. Miller
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 18 May 2022
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In these challenging times, libraries face fierce competition for customers and funding. Creating and implementing a marketing plan can help libraries make a compelling case and address both issues—attracting funding and customers by focusing on specific needs. But where and how do you start?

Ethics Management in Libraries and Other Information Services

Ethics Management in Libraries and Other Information Services
  • Author : Margarita Pérez Pulido
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 28 September 2017
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Ethics Management in Libraries and Other Information Services presents professional ethics from a managerial point-of-view, explaining how to implement ethical management systems in libraries and information services and presenting the necessary tools needed to understand the practical application of a system of ethical management based on ISO 26000: 2010. The examples and selected case studies will be helpful to professionals, teachers and students who want to both explore and apply ethics now and in the future. Provides insights to help incorporate knowledge

Research Methods for Librarians and Educators: Practical Applications in Formal and Informal Learning Environments

Research Methods for Librarians and Educators: Practical Applications in Formal and Informal Learning Environments
  • Author : Ruth V. Small Ph.D.,Marcia A. Mardis
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 19 April 2018
GET THIS BOOKResearch Methods for Librarians and Educators: Practical Applications in Formal and Informal Learning Environments

Using an innovative, real-world approach that makes the research problem and method relevant and valuable to the reader, this book provides a broad overview of research methods used in library and information studies and associated fields. • Explains the complex topic of research methodology and statistics in simple, straightforward language • Provides examples that help clarify key concepts and points and answer potential questions • Supplies guidance with practical applications, allowing readers to see how research methods may be applied to specific situations

Libraries in the Information Age: An Introduction and Career Exploration, 3rd Edition

Libraries in the Information Age: An Introduction and Career Exploration, 3rd Edition
  • Author : Denise K. Fourie,Nancy E. Loe
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 23 May 2016
GET THIS BOOKLibraries in the Information Age: An Introduction and Career Exploration, 3rd Edition

The book Library Media Connection cited as something "all librarians need to have on their shelves" is now thoroughly revised for today's 21st-century library environment. Covering both technology and library practices, the title has been a go-to text for librarians and library school students since 2002. • Thoroughly revises and updates a popular text for LIS or LTA programs that can also be used in MLIS curricula and for four-year programs in library studies and information studies • Provides a succinct introduction to