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- DescriptionBuilding from research, this text addresses the ways that libraries can harness the power of the Internet to provide community information to local audiences. It uses proven methods, hands-on tools and best practices developed in libraries across the US.
- Author BiographyJoan C. Durrance is Professor and Coordinator of the Library and Information Science Program in the School of Information at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. There, she developed the Community Connector, an electronic gateway of digital community information resources. A leading authority on community information research, she is also the author of several books including Meeting Community Needs through Job and Career Centers and Armed for Action. She received ALA's Isadore Gilbert Mudge-R.R. Bowker Award for distinguished contribution to reference librarianship. Durrance earned her master's degree in library science from the University of North Carolina and her doctorate from the University of Michigan. Karen E. Pettigrew is Assistant Professor in the Information School at the University of Washington, Seattle. Teaching and researching in the area of human information behavior, she is an award-winning and widely published expert. Her collaboration with Joan Durrance began when she joined the University of Michigan School of Information as a Research Fellow and Lecturer in 1998-1999. She earned her master's and doctoral degrees in library and information science from the University of Western Ontario.
- Author(s)Joan C. Durrance,Karen E. Pettigrew
- PublisherAmerican Library Association
- Date of Publication31/03/2002
- GenreLibrary & Information Science
- Place of PublicationChicago, IL
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintALA Editions
- Content NoteIllustrations
- Weight295 g
- Width146 mm
- Height222 mm
- Spine13 mm
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