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ERIC Number: EJ536298
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-1061-9321
Librarianship and Public Culture in the Age of Information Capitalism.
Blanke, Henry T.
Journal of Information Ethics, v5 n2 p54-69 Fall 1996
Contends that an entrepreneurial model of librarianship contradicts traditional ideals of free and equal access to information and argues that such a model threatens the future of the library as a vital public sphere of democratic culture. Discusses broad trends of advanced capitalism to provide a context for the critical interpretation of issues within librarianship. (PEN)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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