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Libraries, key to democracy

Governor"s Conference on the Future of Libraries (1990 Las Vegas, Nev.)

Libraries, key to democracy

by Governor"s Conference on the Future of Libraries (1990 Las Vegas, Nev.)

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Published by The State Library in [Carson City .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nevada
    • Subjects:
    • Libraries and state -- Nevada -- Congresses.,
    • Library administration -- Nevada -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      Statementthe Governor"s Conference on the Future of Libraries, Las Vegas, Nevada, May 9-11, 1990.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ678.4.N3 G68 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination11 p. :
      Number of Pages11
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1360082M
      LC Control Number92620169

      In high school, we studied a book called "The Irony of Democracy" (ours). It explained in depth an via both history, demographics and statistics how (this is the irony:) That the system favors elites to populate government ranks--while they mostly buy into values and institutions of it all being by and for the people. Poverty, Democracy and Public Libraries Authors: Kathleen de la Peña McCook A central feature of public librarianship in the United States is that librarians have worked to develop aclimate of openness by defining library policies to create an institution where all are welcome. In the American.

      r/Libraries: book books library libraries librarian mlis reading. Libraries are the cornerstones of democracy and a vital haven for access to information 🏼📚 even if books become more redundant over time (and I sure hope that isn’t the coming reality), libraries are such key foundations to communities. If there’s a public. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

      Pages in category "Books about democracy" The following 49 pages are in this category, out of 49 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). Her Demagoguery and Democracy is a relatively short book (of just over pages with a fairly large typeface) and the central text would be shorter still if its definitions of various forms of fallacious argument had been relegated to a/5.


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