ERIC Number: EJ471117
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Conceptual Models of Libraries Held by Faculty, Administrators, and Librarians: An Exploration of Communications in the "Chronicle of Higher Education."
Nitecki, Danuta A.
Journal of Documentation, v49 n3 p255-77 Sep 1993
This analysis of metaphors relating to libraries in the "Chronicle of Higher Education" found that (1) administrators view libraries as contributors to the social structure of an academic environment; (2) faculty regard libraries as the repository for physical information resources to support their research; and (3) librarians attribute an activist role to libraries. (Contains 17 references.) (EAM)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Administrator Attitudes, Communication (Thought Transfer), Evaluation Criteria, Faculty, Higher Education, Librarian Attitudes, Library Administration, Library Role, Metaphors, Models, Tables (Data), Teacher Attitudes, User Needs (Information), User Satisfaction (Information)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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