Global Information issues: LIS educators and the public good

Global Information issues: LIS educators and the public good This sub-theme paper addresses the question: for those who defend libraries as vital democratic institutions charged with providing free and equal access to information as a public good, how do we act in the Internet age? As with Thapisa's paper in this issue, to which this paper is partly a response, speculates on emerging issues and explores possibilities concerning Global Information, with particular emphasis on the educational aspects. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Library Management Emerald Publishing

Global Information issues: LIS educators and the public good

Library Management, Volume 21 (4): 5 – Jun 1, 2000

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Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2000 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0143-5124
DOI
10.1108/01435120010694978
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Abstract

This sub-theme paper addresses the question: for those who defend libraries as vital democratic institutions charged with providing free and equal access to information as a public good, how do we act in the Internet age? As with Thapisa's paper in this issue, to which this paper is partly a response, speculates on emerging issues and explores possibilities concerning Global Information, with particular emphasis on the educational aspects.

Journal

Library ManagementEmerald Publishing

Published: Jun 1, 2000

Keywords: Globalization; Libraries; Continual professional development; Education

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