Libraries As Instruments of Information Policy: The Role of Canadian Public Libraries in 'Connecting Canadians'

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  • Heidi Julien Dalhousie University
  • Michelle Helliwell Dalhousie University

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https://doi.org/10.29173/cais493

Abstract

With sweeping changes in the way Canadians seek and use information in recent years, public libraries have been on a quest to stake a claim in the information society. In addition, Industry Canada has named public libraries as vehicles for its 'Connecting Canadians' initiative. This paper reports the results of an analysis of public libraries' responses to these imposed roles. The web sites of Canada's 22 largest cities were analyzed...

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Published

2013-10-16

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Julien, H., & Helliwell, M. (2013). Libraries As Instruments of Information Policy: The Role of Canadian Public Libraries in ’Connecting Canadians’. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of CAIS / Actes Du congrès Annuel De l’ACSI. https://doi.org/10.29173/cais493

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