Librarianship: an introduction

G.G. Chowdhury, Paul F. Burton, David McMenemy, Alan Poulter

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This definitive textbook is the most up-to-date introduction to the profession of librarianship for students and new entrants to the profession available. It is also the first to give a complete overview of all aspects of professional librarianship in the 21st century, and to offer authoritative analysis of modern libraries and librarianship. Key areas covered include Libraries and information services: evolution or revolution? Information resources and services, Information organization and access, Library and Information users and society, Library technologies, Library and information management, LIS education and training.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon, UK
Number of pages352
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2007


  • Libraries
  • Library information services
  • organisation
  • technology
  • professional aspects


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