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Målgruppsanpassad verksamhet på folkbiblioteket

Ingefjord, Andreas (2003)
Division of ALM and Digital Cultures
Abstract
My purpose with the study is to investigate if it is possible to argue in favor of organizing public libraries according to the client based theory. To create a base to argue from I have studied UFO, a department focused on young adults at the age between 15 and 25 at the public library of Malmö. This case study, performed by investigating the documentation of UFO as well as conducting an interview with the project leader, is the base from which I then can argue for or against the idea of organizing public libraries according to the client based theory. Public libraries should always reflect the communities they serve. This challenges the staff of different libraries in different regions to arrange their organizations accordingly to their... (More)
My purpose with the study is to investigate if it is possible to argue in favor of organizing public libraries according to the client based theory. To create a base to argue from I have studied UFO, a department focused on young adults at the age between 15 and 25 at the public library of Malmö. This case study, performed by investigating the documentation of UFO as well as conducting an interview with the project leader, is the base from which I then can argue for or against the idea of organizing public libraries according to the client based theory. Public libraries should always reflect the communities they serve. This challenges the staff of different libraries in different regions to arrange their organizations accordingly to their local population and to be flexible enough to follow the changes of this population. My study shows that it is relevant to focus on young adults. It also conclude that client based organization most probably is the key method to reach success in the specific case of UFO and the client group young adults as well as in the work of the public library in general (Less)
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author
Ingefjord, Andreas
supervisor
organization
year
type
H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
folkbibliotek, kundperspektiv, bibliotek, Documentation, information, library science, archivistics, Arkiv- och bibliotekskunskap, dokumentation
language
Swedish
id
1333882
date added to LUP
2003-01-19 00:00:00
date last changed
2014-04-11 14:17:06
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  abstract     = {My purpose with the study is to investigate if it is possible to argue in favor of organizing public libraries according to the client based theory. To create a base to argue from I have studied UFO, a department focused on young adults at the age between 15 and 25 at the public library of Malmö. This case study, performed by investigating the documentation of UFO as well as conducting an interview with the project leader, is the base from which I then can argue for or against the idea of organizing public libraries according to the client based theory. Public libraries should always reflect the communities they serve. This challenges the staff of different libraries in different regions to arrange their organizations accordingly to their local population and to be flexible enough to follow the changes of this population. My study shows that it is relevant to focus on young adults. It also conclude that client based organization most probably is the key method to reach success in the specific case of UFO and the client group young adults as well as in the work of the public library in general},
  author       = {Ingefjord, Andreas},
  keyword      = {folkbibliotek,kundperspektiv,bibliotek,Documentation, information, library science, archivistics,Arkiv- och bibliotekskunskap, dokumentation},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Målgruppsanpassad verksamhet på folkbiblioteket},
  year         = {2003},
}