- Title Pages
- The Field Guide Online
2They Named the Building after Us
3The Mission of Librarians
10What Is a Library?
11Saving Money and the World
12A Platform for Knowledge Development
13Fitting Knowledge in a Box
17Engines of Advancement
- Excursus: From Mission to Missionary
- Facilitating New Librarianship Learning
- Observations from the Field
- FAQs (Frequently Argued Questions)
- Discussion Points
- Additional Reading
- (p.65) 7 Improve Society
- The New Librarianship Field Guide
R. David Lankes
- The MIT Press
Libraries shape and then enact a community’s definition of improvement. This chapter covers the values of librarianship: service; learning; openness; intellectual freedom & safety; and intellectual honesty.
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