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Envisioning future academic library services : initiatives, ideas and challenges

Author: Sue McKnight
Publisher: London : Facet, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An international team of contributors addresses some of the challenges facing the library and information science profession. Topics covered include: e-learning; virtual learning spaces; new models for services and funding; and dealing with information that is not traditionally the province of the library.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sue McKnight
ISBN: 9781856046916 1856046915
OCLC Number: 320316051
Description: xxii, 247 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Waiting for the barbarians : seeking solutions or awaiting answers? / Derek Law --
The delete generation : how citizen-created content is transforming libraries / Penny Carnaby --
Libraries as places : challenges for the future / Andrew McDonald --
Web 2.0 : redefining and extending the service commitment of the academic library / James G. Neal and Damon E. Jaggars --
Second Life and libraries : boom or bust? / P. Charles Livermore --
Some new business ideas in the HSS publishing space : what may librarians expect? / Frances Pinter --
Loosely joined : the discovery and consumption of scholarly content in the digital era / Paul Coyne --
Knowledge management, universities and libraries / Helen Hayes and Philip G. Kent --
Libraries and the management of research data / Martin Lewis --
The leadership of the future / Liz Wright --
Adding value to learning and teaching / Sue McKnight --
In search of the road ahead : the future of academic libraries in China / Michael Robinson.
Responsibility: edited by Sue McKnight.

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