By Rónán O'Beirne

ISBN-10: 1780630492

ISBN-13: 9781780630496

From Lending to Learning offers a theoretical review and useful advisor to the sensible zone of supplying studying providers inside public libraries. It strains the improvement of public library provider supply and significantly appraises the inherent rigidity among supplying an educational-focused or leisure-focused library. the present and destiny coverage instructions are explored opposed to the backdrop of the rising studying society. A common evaluate of contemporary advancements in studying idea is by way of an perception into the educational panorama. the problems and practicalities of developing a studying surroundings inside a public library are handled in a transparent and simple style. The booklet concludes with an evaluate of the rising internet 2.0 applied sciences and offers an perception into how the complete quarter of social networking may well form the future.

• combines a realistic procedure with an available theoretical underpinning
• written in an unique and hugely readable style
• identifies the foremost levels thinking about constructing a public library studying carrier

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