Competing models of librarianship: Do core values make a difference?

Thomas Weissinger

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Abstract

Librarianship's worldview or philosophy preconditions understanding of ideas such as core value, diversity, and equity. Adherents to the orthodox version of this worldview restrict minority interests while aspiring to become a scientific profession. Those in favor of a modified version of the worldview support cultural diversty and non-positivist knowledge systems.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)32-39
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Academic Librarianship
Volume29
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Library and Information Sciences

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