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ERIC Number: EJ654241
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0024-2519
Behind Closed Doors: An Exploratory Study of the Perceptions of Librarians and the Hidden Intellectual Work of Collection Development in Canadian Public Libraries.
Nilsen, Kirsti; McKechnie, Lynne (E. F.)
Library Quarterly, v72 n3 p294-325 Jul 2002
Discusses results of interviews at Canadian public libraries that were conducted to determine who users thought were responsible for collection development. Concludes that librarian's work is misunderstood because of its hidden nature and suggests implications for the image of librarians, recruitment, and staffing and funding of libraries. (Contains 73 references.) (Author/LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Canada