A Library Romantic's Reply to Richard Danner
Legal Reference Services Quarterly, Vol. 27, No. 4, pp. 255-262, 2008
10 Pages Posted: 12 Mar 2009
Date Written: March 11, 2009
In this brief response to Richard A. Danner's "Skating with Donovan: Thoughts on Librarianship as a Profession," the author finds new reasons to doubt the merits of a "weak" model of librarianship that overemphasizes user demands at the expense of professional ethical commitments to collect, organize, and preserve.
This is a preprint of an article submitted for consideration in the Legal Reference Services Quarterly, 2009 Taylor & Francis; Legal Reference Services Quarterly is available online. An electronic version of the published article in 27 Legal Reference Services Quarterly 255 (2008) is available to LRSQ online subscribers.
Keywords: Library profession, tenure, category prototypes
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