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Digital Dilemmas and Solutions - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781843340393, 9781780630649

Digital Dilemmas and Solutions

1st Edition

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Author: Peter Limb
Hardcover ISBN: 9781843340409
Paperback ISBN: 9781843340393
eBook ISBN: 9781780630649
Imprint: Chandos Publishing
Published Date: 28th February 2004
Page Count: 212
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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.


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


Practitioners and students of Library and Information Science


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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