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Model of library services for unemployed persons


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Zubac, Andreja. (2019). Model of library services for unemployed persons. PhD Thesis. Filozofski fakultet u Zagrebu, Department of Information Science.
(PDS Informacijskih i komunikacijskih znanosti) [mentor Barbarić, Ana].

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The aim of this doctoral thesis is to explore informational needs and forms of informational behaviour of unemployed citizens and to initiate career help within the library environment. The thesis consists of two main parts: theoretical discussion and scientific investigation. The theoretical part is based on the analysis of the existing literature related to this topic. The thesis is based on theoretical points of Šporer, Lloyd, Savolainen, Jochumsen and associates. Original scientific contribution of this doctoral thesis can be seen in development of informational and communicational sciences through improvement of cognitions about informational needs and forms of informational behaviour of the unemployed, socially excluded citizens; further: in the improvement of library business and tasks of public libraries in a lifelong education, informing and stimulating of reading and socialization and free-time usage of citizens. Contribution is also visible in understanding of surroundings in which an unemployed citizen and community act as a unity, based on empirical research, which was performed for the first time in Republic of Croatia and its result; in suggesting of applied solution in practice through a concept of career help and model for socially excluded, unemployed persons as a final result.

Item Type: PhD Thesis
Uncontrolled Keywords: informational needs, informational behaviour, public libraries, unemployed citizens, concept career help, model, sustainable development, Osijek-Baranja County, Vukovar-Srijem County, Republic of Croatia
Subjects: Information sciences
Information sciences > Librarianship
Departments: Department of Information Science
Supervisor: Barbarić, Ana
Additional Information: PDS Informacijskih i komunikacijskih znanosti
Date Deposited: 11 Jul 2019 08:19
Last Modified: 11 Jul 2019 08:19

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