Journal of Siberian Federal University. Humanities & Social Sciences / Social Functions of Modern Libraries as Cultural Institution

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Issue
Journal of Siberian Federal University. Humanities & Social Sciences: 2016, Vol. 9, Issue 6
Authors
Kachanova, Elena Iu.
Contact information
Kachanova, Elena Iu.:Khabarovsk State Institute of Culture 112 Krasnorechenskaia Str., Khabarovsk, 680045, Russia;
Keywords
library; culture; social functions; marketing; information resources; cultural mission
Abstract

The paper analyzes the social function of libraries in modern society, various approaches to this problem in Russian librarianship. The author characterizes the traditionally recognized social functions of a library (essential and derivative ones), justifies the need to revise the methodological approaches to library activities in connection with changes in social life, starting from the 1990s, taking into account the emergence of new industrial technologies and marketing strategies. On the example of libraries in Khabarovsk Krai, the author explores the pros and cons of the implementation of new social functions, makes a conclusion about the need of modern libraries to comply with new cultural mission

Pages
1376-1380
Paper at repository of SibFU
http://elib.sfu-kras.ru/handle/2311/20337

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