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

By Helle Lauridsen and Graham Stone


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

Topics: Z665, ZA4050
Publisher: UKSG
Year: 2009
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