Libraries As Agencies Of Culture: (Volume 42, No. 3 Of American Studies)

Paperback | October 9, 2002

byThomas AugstContribution byWayne A. Wiegand

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Libraries—public, school, and academic libraries—are ubiquitous cultural agencies. Yet how much do we know about the multiple ways that they serve and enrich our culture? These essays explore the role of the library in the life of the reader and the library as a place in the life of its users.  Contributors are Thomas Augst, Ari Kelman, Elizabeth Jane Aikin, Ronald J. Zboray and Mary Saracino Zboray, Christine Pawley, Juris Dilevko and Lisa Gottlieb, Jean L. Preer, Jacalyn Eddy, Benjamin Hufbauer, and Emily B. Todd.

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Libraries—public, school, and academic libraries—are ubiquitous cultural agencies. Yet how much do we know about the multiple ways that they serve and enrich our culture? These essays explore the role of the library in the life of the reader and the library as a place in the life of its users.  Contributors are Thomas Augst, Ari Kelman...

Thomas Augst is assistant professor of English at the University of Minnesota–Twin Cities. Wayne Wiegand is the F. William Summers Professor of Library and Information Studies, and Professor of American Studies, at Florida State University, effective 1/1/03.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:212 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.6 inPublished:October 9, 2002Publisher:University Of Wisconsin PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0299183041

ISBN - 13:9780299183042

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