Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln

 

Date of this Version

Spring 4-26-2021

Abstract

This article examines the philosophical role of the library as an organization. It looks at the library's role as a modern and postmodern institution and examines the possibility that the library is neither. This article asserts that the library has moved toward a metamodern institution, looks at metamodernism perspectives, and aligns them with library examples and practices. This article asserts that the library is and may have always been a metamodern organization.

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