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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Neal Schuman Pub
Publication date August 1, 2004
Pages 579
Binding Paperback
Edition 2
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781555705183
ISBN-10 1555705189
Dimensions 1.25 by 6.25 by 9 in.
Weight 2 lbs.
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Original list price $65.00
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Foundations of Library and Information Science is the most current introductory text available, covering the practice of librarianship, the place of libraries in the broader information infrastructure, the development of information science, and more. Library and information science students and professionals will find the background and concepts they need to meet today's - and tomorrow's - challenges. TABLE OF CONTENTS: 1. The Information Infrastructure: Libraries in Context; 2. Information Science: A Service Perspective; 3. Redefining the Library: The Impacts and Implications of Technological Change; 4. Information Policy: Stakeholders and Agendas; 5. Information Policy as Library Policy: Intellectual Freedom; 6. Information Organization: Issues and Techniques; 7. From Past to Present: The Library s Mission and Its Values; 8. Ethics and Standards: Professional Practices in Library and Information Science; 9. The Library as Institution: An Organizational View, and 10. Librarianship: An Evolving Profession.

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Hardcover
2 edition from Neal Schuman Pub (June 1, 2004)
9781555704926 | details & prices | List price $55.01
About: Foundations of Library and Information Science is the most current introductory text available, covering the practice of librarianship, the place of libraries in the broader information infrastructure, the development of information science, and more.
Paperback
Book cover for 9781555703097 Book cover for 9781555704025 Book cover for 9781555705183
 
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2 edition from Neal Schuman Pub (August 1, 2004)
9781555705183 | details & prices | 579 pages | 6.25 × 9.00 × 1.25 in. | 2.05 lbs | List price $65.00
About: Foundations of Library and Information Science is the most current introductory text available, covering the practice of librarianship, the place of libraries in the broader information infrastructure, the development of information science, and more.
Updated edition from Neal Schuman Pub (August 1, 2000)
9781555704025 | details & prices | 495 pages | 5.75 × 8.75 × 1.25 in. | 1.80 lbs | List price $55.00
About: This textbook covers the fundamentals of library and information science courses.
from Neal Schuman Pub (June 1, 1998)
9781555703097 | details & prices | 495 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.25 in. | 1.80 lbs | List price $45.00
About: This textbook covers the expanded field of library and information science for major accredited programmes.

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