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Four Decades of Service in an Incredible Profession

Celebrating the James Partridge Award: Essays Toward the Development of a More Diverse, Inclusive, and Equitable Field of Library and Information Science

ISBN: 978-1-78635-933-9, eISBN: 978-1-78635-932-2

ISSN: 0065-2830

Publication date: 19 December 2016

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Tracing the course of the author’s four-decade career, the author identifies the growth in the focus on service to communities and their specific needs by libraries.

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Purnell, J.N. (2016), "Four Decades of Service in an Incredible Profession", Celebrating the James Partridge Award: Essays Toward the Development of a More Diverse, Inclusive, and Equitable Field of Library and Information Science (Advances in Librarianship, Vol. 42), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 69-75. https://doi.org/10.1108/S0065-283020160000042007

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