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Librarianship: an introduction

Chowdhury, G.G. and Burton, Paul F. and McMenemy, David and Poulter, Alan (2007) Librarianship: an introduction. Facet Publishing. ISBN 978-1-85604-617-6

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This definitive textbook is the most up-to-date introduction to the profession of librarianship for students and new entrants to the profession available. It is also the first to give a complete overview of all aspects of professional librarianship in the 21st century, and to offer authoritative analysis of modern libraries and librarianship. Key areas covered include Libraries and information services: evolution or revolution? Information resources and services, Information organization and access, Library and Information users and society, Library technologies, Library and information management, LIS education and training.