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The Role of the humanities in the public library

proceedings of a conference sponsored by the School of Library Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, March 5-7, 1978

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Published by American Library Association in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Public libraries -- United States -- Congresses.,
    • Humanities -- Congresses.,
    • Libraries and society -- United States -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Robert N. Broadus, with the assistance of Brian Nielsen.
      ContributionsBroadus, Robert N., Nielsen, Brian., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. School of Library Science.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ731 .R743
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 213 p. ;
      Number of Pages213
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4419855M
      ISBN 100838902979
      LC Control Number79024117

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      lege library as both a virtual space and a vibrant place of student research, community building, and cultural events. He and his colleagues are working to define the role of the library in a residential learning community. Before coming to Carleton in , Demas worked at Cornell University for 20 years. Visit this Fox Valley Read Public Library Partner and share your thoughts on Morgenstern’s The Night Circus. Join in our lunch time book discussion. Bring your copy of the book and lunch. Dessert will be provided. For more information, please call or email Jill Steinmetz at [email protected]

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