Digital Dilemmas and Solutions

Digital Dilemmas and Solutions

1st Edition - February 28, 2004
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  • Author: Peter Limb
  • eBook ISBN: 9781780630649

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Description

Today, all librarians face daunting challenges posed by trends in technology, publishing, and education as the impact of a globalising information economy forces a rethink of both library strategic directions and everyday library operations. This book brings together the main issues and dilemmas facing libraries; the book clearly shows how to deal with them, and provides a best-practice guide to the solutions.

Key Features

  • Provides analysis of recent trends and relevant and viable solutions to problems facing all librarians
  • Written by a highly knowledgeable and well-respected practitioner in the field
  • Draws on the author’s international and practical experience in libraries and experience of leading-edge developments in the field

Readership

Practitioners and students of Library and Information Science

Table of Contents

  • The impact of a globalising information economy; Libraries, digitisation and change; Changing strategies: winning the information game; Applying digital technologies; User perspectives; Managing change; Resolving ethical and legal dilemmas and problems.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 212
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Chandos Publishing 2004
  • Published: February 28, 2004
  • Imprint: Chandos Publishing
  • eBook ISBN: 9781780630649

About the Author

Peter Limb

Dr Peter Limb, based at Michigan State University Libraries, is a widely known and published author and frequent presenter at international conferences. Dr Limb is also involved in a number of internationally-based library and digitisation projects.

Affiliations and Expertise

Michigan State University Libraries, USA