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Public libraries in the knowledge society

S. M. Dhawan

Public libraries in the knowledge society

an Indian experience

by S. M. Dhawan

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Published by Shipra Publications in Delhi .
Written in English


About the Edition

Contributed articles.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementeditors, S.M. Dhawan ... [et al.].
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 217 p. ;
Number of Pages217
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24554772M
ISBN 109788175415256
LC Control Number2010318205
OCLC/WorldCa624080953

The book is an extraordinary chronicle of a hugely ambitious trip Theroux undertook, where he drove the entire length of the US-Mexican border, and then deeper into Oaxaca and Chiapas. Along the way, Theroux spends time with Zapotec mill workers, attends a Zapatista party meeting, and teaches a creative writing class in Mexico City. The United Nations Agenda for Sustainable Development is a framework of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with a total of Targets spanning economic, environmental and social development. They lay out a plan for all countries to engage actively in making our world better for its people, with no-one left behind. Libraries are key institutions for achieving the Goals.

  Knowledge Is Power: Serving Gender Diverse Youth in the Library by Kathleen Hughes on KATHLEEN M. HUGHES is the Editor of Public Libraries and Manager of Publications for PLA in Chicago. The prototypical public library in the knowledge society has two core services: (1) to support citizens, companies and administrations in their city and region with digital services, namely e.

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