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This issue of Journal of Library Administration marks a transition of editorship for “Global Perspectives.” This column will provide a retrospective of past contributions under the founding Editor, Jim Agee. It will look briefly at the landscape of libraries and library organizations worldwide from a variety of sources, and conclude with a call for future submissions, with updated and expanded parameters.


This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in the Journal of Library Administration on 14 July 2017, available online:



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