The future role of libraries in the information age

Mackenzie Owen, John The future role of libraries in the information age., 1997 . In International Summer School on the Digital Library, Tilburg (The Netherlands), 10-22 August 1997. (Unpublished) [Conference paper]

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The dominant factor in the development of libraries is the ongoing move towards digital distribution of information through the global network infrastructure. This implies a shift from the traditional role of the library as a 'clearing house' and service centre for printed publications, towards a role as a supplier of networked services for digital information resources.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: digital libraries, libraries
Subjects: A. Theoretical and general aspects of libraries and information.
Depositing user: Andrea Marchitelli
Date deposited: 22 Nov 2004
Last modified: 21 Jun 2016 10:28


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Mackenzie Owen, J.S.; Wiercx, A. - Knowledge models for networked library services. - Luxembourg, European Commission DGXIII, 1996.


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