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The librarianship is the totality of all institutions and organizations of libraries and comparable institutions. Librarianship also includes the practical application of structure and organization, specialized library types , library associations , workflows, training and techniques.

The science that deals theoretically with library science is library science .

Libraries in different countries

See also

Portal: library, information, documentation  - overview of Wikipedia content on the subject of library, information, documentation


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