The Library as Commons

Seidl, Jomichele
December 2006
Feliciter;2006, Vol. 52 Issue 6, p271
The article discusses the concept of libraries as stewards of commons in Canada. For decades people has been pushing for the adoption of business practices in the management of libraries, but librarians argue that libraries contribute to societies more than business enterprises do. Thus, libraries are more likely to be called commons because of its stewardship of the society's shared legacy of creativity and knowledge.


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