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Knjižnice u multikulturalnom društvu:usporedba hrvatskih narodnih knjižnica s odabranim primjerima iz svijeta


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Flegar, Višnja. (2015). Knjižnice u multikulturalnom društvu:usporedba hrvatskih narodnih knjižnica s odabranim primjerima iz svijeta. Diploma Thesis. Filozofski fakultet u Zagrebu, Department of Information Science. [mentor Barbarić, Ana].

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This paper starts from the development of ideas of multiculturalism and interculturalism in the Western countries and today's global information society of rapid technological development. The emergence of growing migration and population mobility are becoming increasingly important topic of social discussion and consideration of ways in which to develop a multicultural library. Libraries, as well as information centers in local communities have much to contribute to the development of literacy and multicultural dialogue between cultures. It is characteristic for the development of libraries in Canada, the US, Australia and Denmark, according to the "politics of recognition“, the insisting on understanding the local immigration and ethnic social dynamics, heritage of indigenous people, human rights, the cultural and linguistic sensibility to create multicultural programs and providing library services numerous ethnic minorities and communities through the central libraries. Includes creating links with local institutions, with the active encouragement of the people of the local community on civic engagement. Through international documents and examples of public libraries in Western countries and in Croatia, paper shows how are promoted the principles that protect the right to freedom of expression, opinion and the protection of individual and minority freedoms, the right of access to information and knowledge, adoption and development of the same through cultural institutions. Multicultural libraries are in the opinion of the profession, of particular interest to the cultural and the general public.

Item Type: Diploma Thesis
Uncontrolled Keywords: multiculturalism, politics of recognition, interculturalism, multicultural public library, multicultural literacy, central libraries of national minorities
Subjects: Information sciences > Librarianship
Departments: Department of Information Science
Supervisor: Barbarić, Ana
Date Deposited: 14 Mar 2016 11:33
Last Modified: 14 Mar 2016 11:33

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