The world is just not what it used to be, and books aren’t either

Abstract

Books and the public libraries that house them are immersed in a society that is undergoing continuous transformation and are influenced by the growing commercialization of culture, which combines commercial and social needs and interests. Public libraries, as a public service, must serve the public interest even as, in their efforts to provide more and better service to citizens, they find that they need to employ certain commercial techniques, such as those used by bookstores

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