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Digital Dilemmas and Solutions for Today's Librarians

Digital Dilemmas and Solutions for Today's Librarians

by Peter Limb


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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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781843340409
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 03/28/2004
Series: Chandos Information Professional Series
Pages: 212
Product dimensions: 0.56(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

About the Author

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.

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

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