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|Title:||New Realities: Libraries in Post-Soviet Russia|
|Author(s):||Knutson, Ellen M.|
|Subject(s):||Libraries and society
Libraries in Russia
|Abstract:||The transition away from communism toward a more democratic society and the move to a market economy had profound effects on Russian libraries. Using the main public library in Bryansk, the Bryansk Region Scientific Library, as a case study, this article examines the changes in library service, including information access and the opening of previously closed collections, funding issues, the library’s relationship with the government, changes in the professional mindset of librarians, and the information needs of library users in this period of transition.|
|Publisher:||Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.|
|Citation Info:||In Library Trends 55 (3) Winter 2007: 716–729.|
|Publication Status:||published or submitted for publication|
|Rights Information:||Copyright 2007 Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois.|
|Date Available in IDEALS:||2008-02-28|
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Library Trends 55 (3) Winter 2007: Libraries in Times of War, Revolution, and Social Change
Library Trends 55 (3) Winter 2007: Libraries in Times of War, Revolution, and Social Change. Edited by W. Boyd Rayward and Christine Jenkins.
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