ERIC Number: EJ602016
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Between Professional Field Norms and Environmental Change Impetuses: A Comparative Study of Change Processes in Public Libraries.
Library & Information Science Research, v21 n4 p523-52 1999
Examines whether the established and traditional norms and standards of public librarianship structure the way challenges such as market orientation and privatization are met and coped with, or whether these standards are losing their structuring power. Compares three metropolitan library systems representing three different levels of environmental turbulence. Concludes that field external, environmental tendencies decide the direction of change. (Author/AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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