Libraries and Public Perception

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  • Author : Anna Galluzzi
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 150 pages
  • ISBN : 1780634250
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Libraries and Public Perception

Libraries and Public Perception
  • Author : Anna Galluzzi
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 20 September 2014
GET THIS BOOK Libraries and Public Perception

What is the future of libraries? This question is frequently posed, with widespread research into the social and economic impact of libraries. Newspapers play an important role in forming public perceptions, but how do newspapers present libraries, their past, present and future? Nobody has yet taken the press to task on the quantity and quality of articles on libraries, however Libraries and Public Perception does just this, through comparative textual analysis of newspapers in Europe. After a comprehensive and useful

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  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 24 October 2013
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 22 April 2016
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 15 April 2016
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 29 September 2017
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  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 31 July 2011
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Public venues are vital to information access across the globe, yet few formal studies exist of the complex ways people in developing countries use information technologies in public access places.Libraries, Telecentres, Cybercafes and Public Access to ICT: International Comparisons presents groundbreaking research on the new challenges and opportunities faced by public libraries, community telecentres, and cybercafés that offer public access to computers and other information and communication technologies. Written in plain language, the book presents an in-depth analysis

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  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 15 April 2014
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 27 June 2003
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  • Publisher : Allied Publishers
  • Release : 07 October 2011
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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has been on the agenda in India for quite some time. The private sector is generally more active in this area than the Governmental and public sector; and the situation is slowly changing. The concept of CSR is finally coming out of the purview of ‘doing social good’ and is fast becoming a ‘business necessity’. This approach to CSR is gaining ground and many corporate houses are realizing the benefits they get in business by extending