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Martens, Marianne; Latham, K. F. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2016
In the case of libraries, archives, and museums (LAMs), the concept of convergence has become commonplace in recent time. Convergence addresses both physical spaces and the services provided. What is currently known as convergence within these institutions, should perhaps more accurately be described as reconvergence, as "in the late 1800s…
Descriptors: Museums, Library Education, Library Science, Holistic Approach
Martens, Marianne – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2015
According to Stearns (2009), culture shapes childhood. The way a society defines culture shapes: (a) how childhood is constructed; (b) the production of literary products and services for young people; and (c) training for library professionals. In 21st century America, children are viewed as a vulnerable population in need of protection, as…
Descriptors: Child Development, Childrens Literature, Foreign Countries, Cultural Differences
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Martens, Marianne – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2013
While much has been written about the pioneering children's librarian Anne Carroll Moore, little has been written about her role as a "de facto" literary agent. As such, Moore was an innovator not only in children's librarianship, but also in the field of children's publishing. This paper analyzes Moore's letters at the Manuscripts and…
Descriptors: Libraries, Librarians, Childrens Literature, Publishing Industry