The identity of the contemporary public library

The volume deals with some of the most relevant issues related to the identity of the public library and its historical, cultural, social, organizational changes, according to a comparative perspective. The topics are covered in four sections (History, Present and Future of the Public Library; Model...

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Main Author: Margarita Pérez Pulido
Other Authors: Maurizio Vivarelli
Format: eBook
Published: Ledizioni - LediPublishing 2016
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Summary:The volume deals with some of the most relevant issues related to the identity of the public library and its historical, cultural, social, organizational changes, according to a comparative perspective. The topics are covered in four sections (History, Present and Future of the Public Library; Models of Analysis, Measurement, Evaluation; Complexity Challenges; Work in Progress), thus providing a wide overview of the present and the future of an institution paramount in improving people’s lives
Physical Description:1 electronic resource (216 p.)
ISBN:9788867054688