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Public Library Purpose

Totterdell.

Public Library Purpose

A Reader

by Totterdell.

  • 28 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Shoe String Pr Inc .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsBarry Totterdell (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7413511M
ISBN 100208016813
ISBN 109780208016812

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 22 cm: Contents: Foreword / Roy Brown --Introduction / Barry Totterdell --The purpose of the public library: the historical view / John R. Allred --The purposes adn values of a library service / Lionel R. McColvin --The purpose of the American public library: a revisionist interpretation. A library is a curated collection of sources of information and similar resources, selected by experts and made accessible to a defined community for reference or borrowing, often in a quiet environment conducive to study. It provides physical or digital access to material, and may be a physical location or a virtual space, or both. A library's collection can include books, periodicals.

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