volume 65, issue 6/7, P386-403 2016
DOI: 10.1108/lr-10-2015-0099
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Jorge Tiago Martins, Rosa Canhoto

Abstract: Purpose This paper aims to identify and conceptualize a set of relational capabilities that school libraries in the Alentejo region of Portugal develop for acquiring new knowledge that exists externally in the wider community. Design/methodology/approach A qualitative research design operationalized via case studies was followed for the empirical analysis. Empirical findings are based on the analysis of the 84 narrative reports submitted by school libraries as part of a national performance evaluation exerc…

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