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The Politics of Libraries and Librarianship: Challenges and Realities

The Politics of Libraries and Librarianship: Challenges and Realities (Paperback)

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This book covers aspects of the political environment which surrounds and engages libraries and their librarians. It includes anecdotes on the role of the political sphere in the business of library associations.

Reference & ResearchEncyclopaedias & reference worksLibrary, archive & information managementReference & ResearchLibrary & information sciences Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Publication Date: 01/09/2008 ISBN-13: 9781843343431  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Dr Kerry Smith's research interests are mainly in science and technology information policy, specialising in the geosciences. She has been editor-in-chief of the electronic journal LIBRES (Library and Information Science Research) since 1996 and was chair of the IFLA Library Theory and Research Section from 2001-2005. She has had a long involvement with the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) as a National Councillor and as the National President in 1997. She was awarded a Fellowship of ALIA in 2002 and her continued involvement includes the position of Chair of the ALIA Research Committee.

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