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The 21st century library: a whole new ball game?

Lauridsen, Helle and Stone, Graham (2009) The 21st century library: a whole new ball game? Serials, 22 (2). pp. 141-145. ISSN 0953-0460

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    Abstract

    Over the last few years the shift in emphasis from print to
    electronic collections has posed a new series of challenges
    for libraries. Issues regarding physical logistics are now being
    replaced by URL management and appropriate copy, licence
    agreements, linking problems and, first and foremost, the
    growing challenge of how to make users aware of the virtual
    cornucopia of e-books, journal articles, text and images. In
    addition users expect this information in a one-box interface.
    With a reduction in many libraries’ staffing, this session asks:
    how do we cope?

    Item Type: Article
    Additional Information: Based on breakout sessions held at the 32nd UKSG Conference, Torquay, March/April 2009
    Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
    Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > ZA Information resources > ZA4050 Electronic information resources
    Schools: Computing and Library Services
    Computing and Library Services > Centre for Innovation in Information Services
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    Depositing User: Graham Stone
    Date Deposited: 16 Jul 2009 15:30
    Last Modified: 08 Jan 2013 09:03
    URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/5156

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