Introduction to public librarianship / Kathleen de la Peña McCook.

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Main Author: McCook, Kathleen de la Peña.
Format: Book
Published: New York, NY : Neal-Schuman Publishers, c2011.
Edition:2nd ed.
Table of Contents:
  • The landscape of public libraries in the twenty-first century
  • Brahmins, bequests, and determined women : the beginnings to 1918
  • Public library growth and values : 1918-today
  • Statistics, standards, planning, results, and quality of life
  • Organization, law, advocacy, funding, and politics
  • Administration and staffing
  • Structure and infrastructure
  • Adult services
  • Youth services / Alicia K. Long and Kathleen de la Peña McCook
  • The interconnective nature of the public library
  • Global perspectives on public libraries / Barbara J. Ford
  • The future of public libraries in the twenty-first century : human rights and human capabilities / Kathleen de la Peña McCook and Katharine J. Phenix
  • Access to knowledge is fundamental to human development.