About previous editions:'This book presents a lucid and easily absorbed review of a complex and turbulent field...a masterly, sweeping study.' Education for Information'It gives an excellent overview and places the issues in the wider context often lacking in books written for university curricula. Highly recommended.' Information World Review'It should be a must on all library and information science course lists and I will certainly be recommending it to my own cohort of future information professionals...' Journal of Documentation'It is excellent to read a text of this sort that draws upon examples from many different countries...an outstanding text that I would recommend to any student commencing graduate study in LIS.' Australian Library Journal
About the Author
John Feather BLitt MA PhD FCLIP is Professor of Library and Information Studies, and Associate Dean (Research), Loughborough University; he is a former Pro-Vice Chancellor of Loughborough University.