The social, political and cultural context of libraries in the twenty-first century: an overview

Jacob Wallis

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    Abstract

    This chapter provides an overview of the social, political and cultural context within which libraries operate. This context is evolving and requires reconceptualisation within a postmodern framework as advanced Western societies undergo a period of intense social change.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationLibraries in the twenty-first century
    Subtitle of host publicationCharting new directions in information services
    EditorsStuart Ferguson
    Place of PublicationWagga Wagga, Australia
    PublisherCentre for Information Studies
    Pages257-266
    Number of pages10
    Edition15
    ISBN (Print)9781876938437
    Publication statusPublished - 2007

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