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Coming of age in librarianship

Coming of age in librarianship

a festschrift for the 21st birthday of the WAIT Library

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Published by The Library, Curtin University of Technology in Perth .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Western Australian Institute of Technology. -- Library -- History.,
  • Academic libraries -- Australia -- Western Australia.,
  • Library science -- Australia -- Western Australia.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by G. G. Allen and I. Zoll.
    SeriesWestern library studies -- no. 14
    ContributionsAllen, G. G., Zoll, I., Curtin University of Technology. Library.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 173 p. :
    Number of Pages173
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18339574M

    A major change in the new age of librarianship is the shift in focus from building collections to improving access. There is a vast amount of digital information available on national and global networks; collaborating and partnering with other library systems to improve access to information is an essential service for today’s libraries. As for To Kill A Mockingbird, because I've just finished it for the first time (40yo white British male for reference), I'd say it's not a coming of age book. Or the coming of age aspect is a very minor part of the novel. I think it get's miscatagorised because it is told from the point of view of a nine year old girl, and one of the central.

      Coming of Age in Popular Culture Teenagers, Adolescence, and the Art of Growing Up. by Donald C. Miller. With each new generation from the s to today, we can see a symbiotic relationship between teenagers' coming of age experiences and the popular media of the time. From Coming of Age in Reference Services, you'll receive advice from experienced professionals that can help you create change in your library and help you adapt to the many technological advances related to librarianship. Coming of Age in Reference Services allows you to gain first-hand experience that will guide you through problems or issues.

    The Age of Librarians. Posted on April 6, as if age itself were indicative of ability and experience relevant to librarianship only if the experience is performing the same job in a library for 25 years. (at least coming in without tenure), and it’s not because I can’t write or publish.   Coming of age A corner of a cocktail lounge in a London club, autumn Two figures in deep conversation. A flow chart being scribbled on a scrap of : Firstygroup.


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