ERIC Number: EJ421690
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
A Critique of the Information Broker: Contexts of Reference Services.
Reference Librarian, n31 p131-51 1990
Argues that, with the trend toward viewing reference librarians as information brokers and the reification and privatization of information, the traditional goals of libraries and librarianship are being lost, i.e., providing free and open access to books and information to promote informed democracy and the public good. (63 references) (EAM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: The Haworth Press, Inc., 10 Alice St., Binghamton, NY 13904-1580.