Public Libraries and the Internet : Roles, Perspectives, and Implications

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-11-11
  • Publisher: Libraries Unltd Inc

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This book is a timely and detailed exploration of the impacts and issues of the Internet in public libraries and their implications for society, policy, and professional practice.

Author Biography

John Carlo Bertot, PhD, is professor in the College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park, MD, director of the Center for Library and Information Innovation (www.liicenter.org), and associate director of the Center for Information Policy and Electronic Government (www.cipeg.umd.edu). Dr. Bertot serves as editor of Library Quarterly and Government Information Quarterly. He is chair of the ISO 11620 Library Performance Indicator Working Group and is a board member of the Digital Government Society of North America. More information on Dr. Bertot's research and grants is available at: http://terpconnect.umd.edu/

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