Reinvention of the Public Library for the 21st Century
William L. Whitesides
Libraries Unlimited, 1998 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 302 pages
This volume on the challenges public libraries may face in the 21st century covers such strategic and technological issues as fund-raising, pursuit of a community-based mission, and the combination of new and old media. Lists of additional readings and questions for discussion are included.
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A BRIEF HISTORY OF PUBLIC LIBRARIANSHIP
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