Library Trends

 

Library Trends (ISSN 0024-2594) is an essential tool for librarians and educators alike. Each issue thoroughly explores a current topic of interest in professional librarianship and includes practical applications, thorough analyses, and literature reviews. The journal is published quarterly for the School of Information Sciences by The Johns Hopkins University Press. For subscription information, call 800-548-1784 (410-516-6987 outside the U.S. and Canada), email jlorder [at] jhupress.jhu.edu, or visit www.press.jhu.edu/journals.

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  • Johnson, Ian M. (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Illinois School of Information Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2016)
    This paper discusses why many school libraries may not have been seen as an essential element of education, and supported and used accordingly. It reviews the international agencies’ advice and encouragement for the ...

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  • Nassimbeni, Mary; Hart, Genevieve (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Illinois School of Information Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2016)
    The rhetoric of public librarianship includes many ringing claims for the role of libraries in democracy; and, on the twenty-first anniversary of democracy in South Africa, it is an opportune moment to examine the rather ...

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  • Keseroğlu, Hasan S. (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Illinois School of Information Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2016)
    This paper explores the phenomenon of the absence of public libraries from the politics and agendas of the Republic of Turkey, which was founded in 1923. Every institution is established and developed within the framework ...

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  • Kandiuk, Mary (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Illinois School of Information Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2016)
    Canadian heritage institutions are perceived as being used as political instruments of nation-branding to advance a government ideological agenda. Faced with budget reductions and increased federal government oversight, ...

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  • Belletante, Joseph; Phillips-Batoma, Patricia (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Illinois School of Information Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2016)
    Whether libraries are burned down or treasured, everyday culture is always the driving force behind such acts. It is easy to see symbols of a shared cultural environment in libraries; hence they can be seen as either ...

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