Before the Public Library Book

Before the Public Library


  • Author : Mark Towsey
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 2017-10-23
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 433
  • ISBN 10 : 9789004348677
  • Total Read : 96
  • File Size : 18,6 Mb

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Before the Public Library Summary:

Before the Public Library explores the emergence of community-based lending libraries in the Atlantic World in the two centuries before the advent of the Public Library movement in the mid-nineteenth century through essays by eighteen leading scholars.

Libraries and Identity Book

Libraries and Identity


  • Author : Joacim Hansson
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2010-04-07
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 126
  • ISBN 10 : 9781780630335
  • Total Read : 75
  • File Size : 18,9 Mb

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Libraries and Identity Summary:

Libraries and Identity summarizes the role of institutional identity in the emergence of new types of libraries such as joint-use libraries and digital libraries. Professional and institutional identity has shown to be one of the most problematic, yet overlooked issues to deal with when traditional libraries such as public libraries and academic libraries develop into new shapes. The author clearly outlines the importance of identity in making change and innovation in libraries understandable. Based on original research the book comprehensively explores the role of identity as a trigger for change and development in libraries. Based on original research which has already attracted international claim Focuses on aspects of library development which are mostly overlooked Focus on the change from traditional library types such as public and academic libraries to new ones such as joint use libraries and digital libraries

The Identity of the Contemporary Public Library Book

The Identity of the Contemporary Public Library


  • Author : Margarita Pérez Pulido
  • Publisher : Ledizioni
  • Release Date : 2019-10-09
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 126
  • ISBN 10 : 9788855260039
  • Total Read : 68
  • File Size : 20,7 Mb

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The Identity of the Contemporary Public Library Summary:

The volume deals with some of the most relevant issues related to the identity of the public library and its historical, cultural, social, organizational changes, according to a comparative perspective. The topics are covered in four sections (History, Present and Future of the Public Library; Models of Analysis, Measurement, Evaluation; Complexity Challenges; Work in Progress), thus providing a wide overview of the present and the future of an institution paramount in improving people’s lives

Deconstructing Service in Libraries Book

Deconstructing Service in Libraries


  • Author : Veronica Arellano Douglas
  • Publisher : Library Juice Press
  • Release Date : 2020-12
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 404
  • ISBN 10 : 1634000609
  • Total Read : 59
  • File Size : 9,5 Mb

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Deconstructing Service in Libraries Summary:

"Offers a historical-cultural context for the ethos of service in libraries and critically examines this professional value as it intersects with gender, sexuality, race and ethnicity, class, and (dis)ability"--Provided by publisher.

Place Identity  Participation and Planning Book

Place Identity Participation and Planning


  • Author : Cliff Hague
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 276
  • ISBN 10 : 0415262429
  • Total Read : 78
  • File Size : 15,5 Mb

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Place Identity Participation and Planning Summary:

Can regional identities create a more sustainable alternative to the increasingly standardised environments in which we live? Is bottom-up rather than top-down planning possible?

Social Identity and the Book of Amos Book

Social Identity and the Book of Amos


  • Author : Andrew M. King
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-01-14
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 169
  • ISBN 10 : 9780567695307
  • Total Read : 81
  • File Size : 18,7 Mb

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Social Identity and the Book of Amos Summary:

What, according to the Book of Amos, does it mean to be the people of God? In this book, Andrew M. King employs a Social Identity Approach (SIA), comprised of Social Identity Theory and Self-Categorization Theory, to explore the relationship between identity formation and the biblical text. Specifically, he examines the identity-forming strategies embedded in the Book of Amos. King begins by outlining the Social Identity Approach, especially its use in Hebrew Bible scholarship. Turning to the Book of Amos, he analyzes group dynamics and intergroup conflicts (national and interpersonal), as well as Amos's presentation of Israel's history and Israel's future. King provides extensive insight into the rhetorical strategies in Amos that shape the trans-temporal audience's sense of self. To live as the people of God, according to Amos, readers and hearers must adopt norms defined by a proper relationship to God that results in the proper treatment of others.

Access and Identity Management for Libraries Book

Access and Identity Management for Libraries


  • Author : Masha Garibyan
  • Publisher : Facet Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9781856045889
  • Total Read : 76
  • File Size : 15,9 Mb

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Access and Identity Management for Libraries Summary:

With The Rapid Increase the use of electronic resources in libraries, managing access to online information is an area many librarians struggle with. Managers of online information wish to implement policies about who can access the information and under what terms and conditions but often they need further guidance. Written by experts in the field, this practical book is the first to explain the principles behind access management, the available technologies and how they work. This includes an overview of federated access management technologies, such as Shibboleth, that have gained increasing international recognition in recent years. This book provides detailed case studies describing how access management is being implemented at organizational and national levels in the UK, USA and Europe, and gives a practical guide to the resources available to help plan, implement and operate access management in libraries. Key topics include: What is access management and why do libraries do it? Authorization based on user identity or affiliation Electronic resources: public and not so public Federated access: history, current position and future developments Principles and definitions of identity and access management How to choose access management and identity management products and services Current access management technologies Internet access provided by (or in) libraries Authentication technologies Library statistics Authorization based on physical location The business case for libraries This is essential reading for all who need to understand the principles behind access management or implement a working system in their library.

Who Are You  Book

Who Are You


  • Author : Brook Pessin-Whedbee
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release Date : 2016-12-21
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 36
  • ISBN 10 : 9781784505806
  • Total Read : 60
  • File Size : 18,8 Mb

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Who Are You Summary:

What do you like? How do you feel? Who are you? This brightly illustrated children's book provides a straightforward introduction to gender for anyone aged 5-8. It presents clear and direct language for understanding and talking about how we experience gender: our bodies, our expression and our identity. An interactive three-layered wheel included in the book is a simple, yet powerful, tool to clearly demonstrate the difference between our body, how we express ourselves through our clothes and hobbies, and our gender identity. Ideal for use in the classroom or at home, a short page-by-page guide for adults at the back of the book further explains the key concepts and identifies useful discussion points. This is a one-of-a-kind resource for understanding and celebrating the gender diversity that surrounds us.