Global Library and Information Science
by Ismail Abdullahi (ed.)
Publisher: De Gruyter Open Ltd 2009
Number of pages: 592
This book presents international librarianship and library science through insightful and well written chapters contributed by experts and scholars from six regions of the world. The role of public, academic, special, school libraries, as well as library and information science education are presented from the early development to the present time.
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