Browse by Subject "Legislative libraries"

  • Sandgrind, Gro (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010)
    This issue of Library Trends explores parliamentary libraries in different parts of the world in the past and present and also offers some thoughts about their future. We are grateful for having been given this opportunity ...

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  • Watt, Iain (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010)
    The assumption underlying parliamentary libraries is that Members have a fundamental need for high-quality information services to support their decision-making processes. This assumption can be questioned. The historical ...

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  • Fraser, Moira; Martin, John E. (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010)
    This paper discusses the development of the New Zealand Parliamentary Library in the context of other significant parliamentary libraries in the English-speaking world. There are four phases of development in New Zealand’s ...

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  • Valentine, Ellie (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010)
    Pakistan’s parliamentary libraries reflect the challenges that the democratic institutions they serve have faced since independence in 1947. This article provides a historical context to the development of the bicameral ...

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  • Galluzzi, Anna (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010)
    Parliamentary libraries serve parliamentary institutions on a national or local level. Usually they are founded at the same time as the parliament itself and organized according to the parliamentary model of the country ...

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  • Rosales Salinas, Fabiola Elena (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010)
    The Parliamentary Library as a Bridge between Congress and Citizenship: The Mexican Chamber of Deputies Reference Service

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  • Aligrudić, Svjetlana (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010)
    This paper presents a short historical overview of Montenegrin parliamentarism and activities in connection with the Library of the Parliament of Montenegro since its establishment in 1953. An emphasis is placed on the ...

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  • Kulisiewicz, Wojciech (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010)
    The establishment of the Sejm Library followed Poland’s regaining of independence in 1918 and the ensuing parliamentary election of 1919. The library was set up at the end of 1919, and after many organizational changes ...

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