Encyclopedia of Community. Georgia copies.

April 3, 2011 at 4:45 pm Leave a comment

“With every passing minute, it becomes more and more apparent that our world is one community. The Encyclopedia of Community serves as recognition of this trend and as a needed resource. The four-volume set not only explains the emerging buzz words of community such as ‘social capital’ or ‘civic engagement’ but also tells many stories of community institutions that work, such as public libraries.” — Sarah Ann Long, Past President, (1999-2000) American Library Association

Christensen, K., & Levinson, D. (2003). Encyclopedia of community: From the village to the virtual world. Thousand Oaks, Calif: Sage Publications.

“This encyclopedia is a welcome exploration of the great variety of social networks that human beings create and participate in. Interdisciplinary in scope, the set includes contributions from some of the foremost scholars studying community today. Appendixes include an extensive bibliography, a collection of resources guides, an annotated guide to “Community in Popular Culture,” and “Libraries Build Community,” a guide for librarians.”–“The Top 20 Reference Titles of the Year,” American Libraries, May 2004.

Copies in Georgia, alphabetized by city:

University of Georgia, Main Library, ATHENS, GA 30602 United States

Emory University,Robert W. Woodruff Library, ATLANTA, GA 30322

Georgia Institute of Technology , ATLANTA, GA 30332 United States

Augusta State University, Reese Library, Reese Library, AUGUSTA, GA 30904 United States

Southwest Georgia Regional Library , BAINBRIDGE, GA 39819 United States

Gordon College ,Hightower Library, BARNESVILLE, GA 30204

COLLEGE OF COASTAL GEORGIA, Gould Memorial Library, BRUNSWICK, GA 31520

University of West Georgia ,Irvine Sullivan Ingram Library, CARROLLTON, GA

Georgia Perimeter College ,Clarkston, GA 30021 United States

Piedmont College Libraries
Arrendale Library; Athens Campus Library, DEMOREST, GA 30535 United States

Clayton County Library System ,Jonesboro, GA 30236 United States

Kennesaw State University ,Horace W. Sturgis Library, KENNESAW, GA 30144 United States

LaGrange College ,LAGRANGE, GA 30240 United States

Georgia Gwinnett College , LAWRENCEVILLE, GA 30043 United States

Berry College , Memorial Library, MT BERRY, GA 30149 United States

Savannah College of Art & Design
Jen Library, SAVANNAH, GA 31401 United States

Georgia Southern University ,Zach S. Henderson Library,STATESBORO, GA 30460

Ogeechee Technical College ,AquaBrowser Library,STATESBORO, GA 30458 United States

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College,TIFTON, GA 31794 United States

Valdosta State University ,Odum Library,VALDOSTA, GA 31698 United States

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