The Role of University Education in Enabling Free Access to Information
Vranes, Aleksandra, Journal of Education for Library and Information Science
The course on free access to information presented here is defined primarily for library education programs in the countries where academic institutions are understaffed and short of academic, technical and logistic support. Emphasizes the magnitude of the university as a place for unhampered exchange of ideas and inviolable pursuit of truth. Explores the conceptual framework and the historical dimension of freedom of access to information. Goes on to discuss the concept of tolerance and the way it relates to the mission of libraries and librarians' professional practice. Examines the responsibility and role of libraries in developing and safeguarding free access to information in a mix …
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Publication information: Article title: The Role of University Education in Enabling Free Access to Information. Contributors: Vranes, Aleksandra - Author. Journal title: Journal of Education for Library and Information Science. Volume: 48. Issue: 2 Publication date: Spring 2007. Page number: 139+. © Association for Library and Information Science Education Fall 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.