From Lending to Learning: The Development and Extension of by Rónán O'Beirne

By Rónán O'Beirne

From Lending to studying offers a theoretical evaluation and functional advisor to the sensible zone of supplying studying companies inside public libraries. It lines the improvement of public library provider supply and significantly appraises the inherent stress among providing an educational-focused or leisure-focused library. the present and destiny coverage instructions are explored opposed to the backdrop of the rising studying society. A common evaluation of modern advancements in studying conception is by way of an perception into the training panorama. the problems and practicalities of constructing a studying surroundings inside a public library are handled in a transparent and simple style. The booklet concludes with an overview of the rising net 2.0 applied sciences and offers an perception into how the total zone of social networking may possibly form the future.

  • Combines a pragmatic procedure with an available theoretical underpinning
  • Written in an interesting and hugely readable type
  • Identifies the most important levels focused on setting up a public library studying service

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