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The New Librarianship Field Guide$
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R. David Lankes

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780262529082

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: January 2017

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262529082.001.0001

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Participatory Systems

Participatory Systems

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(p.53) 6 Participatory Systems
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The New Librarianship Field Guide
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R. David Lankes

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The MIT Press
DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262529082.003.0006

Librarians serve their community through the participatory systems they build, one of which can be a library. Facilitating learning creates a pressure for participation. These differing pressures (to converse, for change, for social interaction, of limited resources, at boundaries) require building systems (technical and not) that allow for interaction and participation.

Keywords:   Systems, Participation, pressure for participation

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