For this paper you will select a library (i.e., public, academic, school, special, etc.) and, after clearly identifying the library type you have chosen, answer the following questions:
- What is this type of library’s mission? Locate and attach as an appendix such a library’s mission statement.
- What is/are the library’s role(s)?
- Who would be the stakeholders in this type of library?
Locate an article from the professional literature (between 2005 and now) that reports on a situation that in
this type of library covered by ALA Bill of Rights. Summarize the article, the issues and events
as well as the outcome.
- Referring to the ALA Library Bill of Rights identify a different issue you think could be or historically was a challenge about the specific library mission you located for question 1, related to either the Bill of Rights or the Code of Ethics. Write a scenario to explain your concern (write about a situation and how it would be a challenge (or was a challenge) and what options should be considered keeping in mind the stated mission of the library.)
You must cite a minimum of 8 sources in the running text of your paper, at least 3 of which must be scholarly (i.e., peer-reviewed) research articles. Cite these where and when appropriate using APA style. Provide an APA style bibliography at the end of the paper. Do not use Wikipedia.
Your paper should have a title, an introduction, and a definition of the topic, analysis of issues, and a conclusion. You are encouraged to use subheadings. Do not use first- or second-person for this paper. Title your paper AND your File with your LASTNAME Mission paper. Use single line spacing. Submit your document to this dropbox Length: ~ 1500 words