One of the Academic Information Centres in the State of Kuwait

Meshal Shehab, Al-Fadhli One of the Academic Information Centres in the State of Kuwait., 2004 (Unpublished) [Report]

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English abstract

The expansion of Internet use nowadays has caused this century to be known as the technology century. This essay explores the impact of electronic information via Internet technology and how it has affected the form of the services that are provided by an academic library, The Engineering & Petroleum Library, in the State of Kuwait. The essay starts with a general introduction to characteristic developments in recent technology, the appearance of the Internet as a communications method and its effect on the library’s type of services and its daily service procedures, leading toward the conclusion of this essay, which is that Internet technology enforcement is continuously propagating new kinds of activities and the myriad formation of electronic information vessels.

Item type: Report
Keywords: The Engineering & Petroleum Library, Academic Libraries, Information Services, Electronic Services, State of Kuwait/
Subjects: D. Libraries as physical collections. > DD. Academic libraries.
B. Information use and sociology of information > BA. Use and impact of information.
L. Information technology and library technology > LB. Computer networking.
Depositing user: Meshal/ma Al-Fadhli
Date deposited: 08 May 2006
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:03
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/7519

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