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dc.contributor.authorΜονιάρου-Παπακωνσταντίνου, Βαλεντίνηel_GR
dc.contributor.authorMoniarou-Papaconstantinou, Valentinien
dc.contributor.authorΒασιλακάκη, Ευγενίαel_GR
dc.contributor.authorVasilakaki, Evgeniaen
dc.descriptionΠεριέχει το πλήρες κείμενοen
dc.description.abstractInnovation is proven to be an essential element of every organisation that wants to achieve survival and sustain its presence. Libraries as information organisations are transformed into innovation incubators because of the fluid information environment, the social and economic influences and their desire to advance the public good. The Greek public libraries of Nafpaktos, Levadia and Veria are known examples of libraries that have successfully embraced change and innovation. This research aims to identify, through a content analysis of these specific public libraries' websites, the innovative services they offer to the community. Findings-It was found that the chosen public libraries offer a wide range of innovative services (e.g. Media Lab, Information Centres). No matter the challenges the Greek public libraries are facing, they have developed the necessary internal mechanisms to change the difficulties into opportunities and chance for excellence. © 2017 by Emerald Group Publishing Limited All rights of reproduction in any form reserved.en
dc.sourceAdvances in Library Administration and Organization Volume 35, 2016, Pages 243-255en
dc.titlePublic libraries and innovation in Greece: An option or a necessity?en
dc.subject.uncontrolledtermPublic Librariesen
dc.subject.uncontrolledtermInformation professionalsen
dc.subject.uncontrolledtermInformation servicesen
dc.subject.uncontrolledterminnovative servicesen
dc.subject.JITAΒιβλιοθήκες ως φυσικές συλλογές, Δημόσιες βιβλιοθήκεςel_GR
dc.subject.JITALibraries as physical collections, Public librariesen

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