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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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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 14:30
Last Modified: 28 Aug 2021 22:49

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