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ITIMA51 Cultural-Sociological Perspective on the Library Institution 4 ECTS
Organised by
Information Studies and Interactive Media

Learning outcomes

Gives student an understanding of libraries as a part of society.


The societal background of the library institution, the cultural role of libraries as the provider of services and material for use.

Modes of study


Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

1. Ross, McKechnie, Rothbauer: Reading matters (2006)
2. Talja: Music, culture and the library (2001)
3. Black & Muddiman: Understanding community librarianship (1997)

Belongs to following study modules

School of Information Sciences
Library and Information Services (Information Studies and Interactive Media)
School of Information Sciences