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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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Fitting Knowledge in a Box

Fitting Knowledge in a Box

(p.125) 13 Fitting Knowledge in a Box
The New Librarianship Field Guide

R. David Lankes

The MIT Press

Reducing libraries, librarians, and their tools with a universal scheme is impossible and dangerous. This short chapter sets up later discussions of library types (academic, public, school) by emphasizing that good ideas have no boundaries and librarians should seek innovations from everywhere and contextualize them around a specific community need.

Keywords:   Classification, taxonomies

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