ERIC Number: ED022515
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: 0
Academic Librarianship in the International Milieu, Proceedings of a Conference for Academic Librarians (Manhattan, Kansas, October 14, 1967).
Kansas State Univ., Manhattan. Library.
This collection of papers provides a kind of handbook for academic librarians who are preparing to serve as library consultants in foreign countries. The papers describe challenges facing the American librarian working with and adjusting to foreign cultures. The papers include (1) "On Getting Ready for an Overseas Library Assignment" by Thomas R. Buckman, (2) "Afghanistan: Libraries and Librarianship" by Neva L. White, (3) "The Literary Tradition" by James A. McCain, (4) "Land-Grant College Libraries in the Moslem World" by Wayne R. Collings, (5) "Pressures on the Consultant" by G.A. Rudolph, and (6) "International Dimensions of Librarianship Influencing Libraries in the United States" by Marietta Daniels Shepard. A list of participants in the conference is provided. (CC)
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Authoring Institution: Kansas State Univ., Manhattan. Library.