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While reading about a philosophy of librarianship

Edmond Desrochers

While reading about a philosophy of librarianship

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Published by Canadian Library Association in Ottawa .
Written in English

  • Library science -- Philosophy.,
  • Librarians.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Edmond Desrochers.
    SeriesOccasional paper - Canadian Library Association ; no. 35
    LC ClassificationsZ673 .C18515 no. 35, Z665 .C18515 no. 35
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12 p. ;
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4480348M
    LC Control Number79308625

      Learning theories are closely associated with motivation. of entry points into the digital information “universe,” it has become necessary to move beyond existing models of librarianship and address the unanticipated issues that are emerging both inside the profession and within the members that the library serves. Situating and.   To the extent that librarianship is an applied philosophy of information, it seeks to discover the roots of phases of information dynamics in the course of our traditional work. Together with research beyond librarianship, our goal has ever been the design and functioning of effective information services.

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Get this from a library. While reading about a philosophy of librarianship. [Edmond Desrochers]. By Editorial Board and Brett Bonfield Introduction. In her August article, “What do we do and why do we do it?,” Emily Ford addressed the need for the library community to come up with a united, universal philosophy of librarianship, but acknowledged that “librarianship is so vast that one unified philosophy couldn’t possibly capture the enormity of impact we bring our communities.”.

text Librarianship: An introduction acknowledge that, while there are many texts published each year on different aspects of library and information practice, it is rare to find a “comprehensive coverage of the entire subject and profession” (p. xiv). While reading about a philosophy of librarianship book stated aim of the book is to cover the philosophy and theory of.

I was asked to write one page about my personal philosophy of librarianship for a job application. Here is what I came up with: Andy Burkhardt’s Philosophy of Librarianship The maxim that guides me in my career as a librarian is “forward.” This is a philosophy of constant improvement.

Librarianship is an ever changing field. Those who weary of the unreflective pragmatism pervasive in librarianship should appreciate Andre Cossette’s Humanism and Libraries: an Essay on the Philosophy of Librarianship, newly translated from the French by Rory Litwin for his own Library Juice Press.

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Faced with indifference, the further development of a philosophy for the profession went forward principally because of the work of J. Periam Danton, Jesse Shera and D. Foskett, who established that while librarianship as a human activity had become a science, in reaching this status it need not bypass the essential questions in terms of.

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I also observed that reading is a system of multiple learning. In reading a single book we are apt to derive several different values. We learn the author’s viewpoint or perspective, his analysis.

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1. The Republic – Plato. Plato’s Republic is unparalleled in its coverage of all areas of life. While Plato addresses metaphysical issues, he does so with language and analogies that most people can grasp with studious reading. But Plato talks about much more than metaphysics. Marriage, music, war, kings, procreation and more are all topics of discussion for Plato’s dialog.

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5 by the School of Library and Information Science, Brigham Young University inand is now reprinted with a new introduction and index. Bibliography of Writings on the History of Libraries, Librarianship, Information, and Book Culture By Ed Goedeken Contents A) United States B) Non-U.S.

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Note: this is a.Teaching Philosophy,December Reading Philosophy with Background Knowledge and Metacognition DAVID W. CONCEPCIÓN Ball State University This paper describes how and why I help students learn how to read philosophy. I argue that explicit reading instruction should be part of lower level philosophy courses.

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