Libraries in an Information Society

Lynch, Mary Jo
Publisher:  American Library Association, USA
Year Published:  1987  
Pages:  32pp   Price:  $4.00   ISBN:  ISBN 0-8389-7145-8
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX3771

Abstract:  Libraries in an Information Society is an easy-to-read overview of libraries and their function. It describes how libraries are used, how many exist and the different types of libraries. It surveys what types of people make use of libraries and for what reasons, what kinds of resources and services are provides by libraries, as well as how they are staff, financed, and managed. The purpose of the booklet is to help people understand what libraries are and what they do; useful for anyone working with information.