Myths, Schooling, and the Practice of Librarianship.

  title={Myths, Schooling, and the Practice of Librarianship.},
  author={C. Martell},
  journal={College \& Research Libraries},
  • C. Martell
  • Published 1984
  • Computer Science
  • College & Research Libraries
Myths, institutionalized values, and the uncritical acceptance of any one system of thought severely limit the process of objective evaluation. Problem identification, problem solving, and the generation of alternative courses of action may be circumscribed by the narrowness of perspective that results. Schools help to sustain myths and, in this role, act as instruments of social reproduction. As a consequence, underlying social, institutional, and economic value structures may be left… Expand
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