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.
- 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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- © Chandos Publishing 2004
- 28th February 2004
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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.
Michigan State University Libraries, USA