Libraries and Public Perception
  • Author : Anna Galluzzi
  • Release Date : 20 September 2014
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Pages : 150
  • ISBN 13 : 9781780634258

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Book excerpt: What is the future of libraries? This question is frequently posed, with widespread research into the social and economic impact of libraries. Newspapers play an important role in forming public perceptions, but how do newspapers present libraries, their past, present and future? Nobody has yet taken the press to task on the quantity and quality of articles on libraries, however Libraries and Public Perception does just this, through comparative textual analysis of newspapers in Europe. After a comprehensive and useful introductory chapter, the book consists of the following five chapters: Wondering about the future of libraries; Measuring the value of libraries; Libraries in the newspapers; Contemporary challenges and public perception; Which library model from the newspapers: a synthesis. Provides an alternative means to evaluate the impact of libraries Compares different countries and societies regarding their representation of libraries Pursues its subject through active research, rather than self reflection

Libraries and Public Perception

Libraries and Public Perception

Author : Anna Galluzzi
Publisher : Elsevier
Genre : Business & Economics
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What is the future of libraries? This question is frequently posed, with widespread research into the social and economic impact of libraries. Newspapers play an important role in forming public perceptions, but how do newspapers present libraries, their past, present and future? Nobody has yet taken the press to task ...

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