Public Libraries and Their National Policies: International Case Studies (Chandos Information Professional) (Paperback)

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Public Libraries and their National Policies is aimed at practicing librarians and scholars with an interest in public libraries. It examines the various models for providing public library services around the world and discusses differences in such areas as funding sources, standards, regulations and use. At a time when public libraries are facing shrinking budgets and increasing pressure to consolidate or otherwise modify their governance structure, this book provides a timely glimpse into international best practices.

About the Author


John Helling is Library Director at the Bloomfield-Eastern Greene County Public Library in Indiana.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781843346791
ISBN-10: 1843346796
Publisher: Chandos Publishing
Publication Date: March 26th, 2012
Pages: 172
Language: English
Series: Chandos Information Professional