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Our enduring values revisited : librarianship in an ever-changing world / Michael Gorman.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Monticello-Union Twp PL - Monticello PROF 027.073 GORMAN (Text) 37743002164228 Professional Shelf Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch LIB 027.073 GORMAN (Text) 33946003032450 Professional Collection . 2nd Floor, Ask Staff Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780838913000 (print : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0838913008 (print : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xiv, 240 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2015.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Values -- History and philosophy -- The value of libraries -- The library as place -- Stewardship -- Service -- Intellectual freedom -- Rationalism -- Literacy and learning -- Equity of access -- Privacy -- Democracy -- The greater good -- Keeping faith.
Summary, etc.: In recent years there has been a sea change in the way much of the world thinks about and uses libraries. Young librarians and seasoned LIS professionals alike are experiencing increasing pressure to adjust to new economic, societal, and technological demands amidst the often-dire rhetoric currently surrounding the future of our institutions. Gorman reconnects readers with the core values that continue to inspire generations of library professionals and scholars while making the case that these values are doubly crucial to hold on to in the brave new shifting world of librarianship.
Subject: Libraries > Aims and objectives > United States.
Library science > Moral and ethical aspects > United States.
Librarians > Professional ethics > United States.
Librarians > Effect of technological innovations on > United States.

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