In a recent Inside Higher Ed article, Professor Wiegand provides an analysis based on his recent book, Part of Our Lives: A People’s History of the American Public Library, on how we fail to consider all the various assets public libraries provide. As a primer to the Meet the Author’s presentation on November 4th, this fascinating article will get you thinking about the salient attributes public libraries provide, not only for information studies, but sociologically and politically as well.

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Bring your thoughts and questions for a lively discussion with the author on November 4th @ 12:00 PM EDT!

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