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ERIC Number: EJ606814
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0010-0870
The McDonaldization of Academic Libraries?
Quinn, Brian
College & Research Libraries, v61 n3 p248-61 May 2000
Discusses the McDonaldization thesis that suggests that many aspects of the fast food industry are making their way into other areas of society. Explores whether this thesis is applicable to academic libraries, focusing on efficiency, calculability, predictability, control, user expectations, pros and cons of teams, and creativity and information technology. (Contains 49 references.) (Author/LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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