I, Librarian

Kruger, Hilda I, Librarian. Information Technology and Libraries, 2005, vol. 24, n. 3, pp. 123-129. [Journal article (Paginated)]


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The fast and continuous technological change that is characteristic of the information society we find ourselves in has demonstrable impact on the way librarians go about their business. This paper offers a scenario of technological changes already in the pipeline and yet to come, and how those changes will impact the role of librarians in the future. One of the main concerns of this paper is the continued relevance of information professionals as infomediaries in our future society.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: scenarios, digital libraries, future studies
Subjects: L. Information technology and library technology
Depositing user: Hilda Kruger
Date deposited: 26 Jan 2006
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:02
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/7137


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