Academic Libraries

Authored by: Susan Curzon , Jennie Quiñónez-Skinner

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, Fourth Edition

Print publication date:  November  2017
Online publication date:  November  2017

Print ISBN: 9781466552593
eBook ISBN: 9781315116143
Adobe ISBN:

10.1081/E-ELIS4-120053333

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Abstract

This entry provides an introduction to academic libraries throughout the world including an overview of the mission, history, governance, external influences, collections, services, organizational structure, personnel, administration, and facilities of academic libraries. The issues and future of academic libraries are also discussed.

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