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The Promise of Cultural Institutions

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The Promise of Cultural Institutions by David Carr
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This thought-provoking collection of essays is essential reading for anyone who cares about cultural institutions and their role in the community of learners. These institutions - often museums or libraries - have the power to profoundly alter our sense of ourselves and of the world around us, but that power carries with it obligations. David Carr challenges us to contemplate both the effects and the responsibilities, to examine carefully the nuances of these experiences. Visit our website for sample chapters!

Author Biography

David Carr speaks and writes as an advocate for critical thinking and reflective practice in libraries, museums, and other cultural institutions. As an inquirer, educator, and consultant, he has observed, spoken, and listened in many of the strongest and most thoughtful American cultural settings. His essays, articles and reviews have appeared in Museum News, Curator, Public Libraries, and in other journals and collections. Holding a B.A. from Drew University, M.A.s from Teachers College, Columbia University and Rutgers, and a Ph.D. from Rutgers, Carr has taught librarians and other educators for thirty-five years. He currently serves on the faculty of the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, where he teaches about reference tools, collection building, and the topics of these essays: information, culture, and the professional imagination.
Release date NZ
June 18th, 2003
Author
Contributor
Foreword by Rollie G. Adams
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages
240
Dimensions
148x227x15
ISBN-13
9780759102927
Product ID
1814788

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