ERIC Number: EJ536120
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Specialization, Territoriality, and Jurisdiction: Librarianship and the Political Economy of Knowledge.
Winter, Michael F.
Library Trends, v45 n2 p343-63 Fall 1996
Discussion of interdisciplinarity and knowledge growth focuses on some key ideas of social theory, the sociology of the professions, and other sources to outline librarianship's current situation. Highlights include globalization and cultural flow; disciplines and occupations; professionalization; librarianship and knowledge distribution; and the need for specialization and integration in the organization of knowledge. (Contains 54 references.) (Author/LRW)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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