Libraries and Archives: A Comparative Study (Chandos by Tomas Lidman

By Tomas Lidman

Libraries and records analyses the evidence and arguments in the back of an expanding debate as to what volume libraries and information are gratifying an identical missions. even though they've got diverse criminal statuses, felony frameworks, and the work-flow appears very assorted, a few politicians and bureaucrats imagine that there's a lot to achieve if the 2 associations paintings heavily jointly or perhaps merge. to appreciate the current state of affairs it is very important understand the function of libraries and information and their shared historical past. for this reason the improvement as much as the current day is analysed within the first chapters of the booklet. The booklet stimulates debate and brings forth necessary evidence in regards to the subject. the focus is on nationwide libraries and nationwide and local documents from a world aspect of view.

  • Offers an easy yet complete historical past to give an explanation for key concerns at the back of the present debate
  • Provides librarians and archivists with arguments
  • The writer has greater than forty years adventure at the nationwide and foreign archive and library scene

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