Libraries and Learning

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Bob Martin has been emphasizing the role of libraries and museums in support of learning. I now notice that the Institute of Museum and Library Services tagline includes the phrase “dedicated to creating and sustaining a nation of learners”. That the end of libraries is learning has been a constant refrain of Bob Martin’s.
Now a UK organization, Museums, Libraries and Archives Council, has made the same point a major plank of its activities, and has created a special framework, Inspiring learning for all to support this message.
Of course, underlying each is the fact that ‘learning’ attracts stronger political support than either ‘culture’ or ‘access to information’.

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