Introduction to Librarianship (McGraw-Hill series in library education)

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This concise volume covers the fundamental elements of librarianship. Part 1 gives a thorough historical overview, from the invention of writing to our present-day state and nation-wide systems. Part 2 focuses on the issues of librarianship as a profession and the place of libraries in society. Part 3 explores requirements of various types of libraries, current trends, developments, and opportunities. This work includes details reference and bibliographical sources for in-depth discussion of specific topics.

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Gates' book, especially the chapters on the history of libraries and the types of libraries and library services...are valuable.

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...the goal of this title is soundly achieved. Highly recommended. -- Library Journal

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