Digital Dilemmas and Solutions for Today's Librarians

Digital Dilemmas and Solutions for Today's Librarians

by Peter Limb
     
 

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… See more details below

Overview

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)

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
Conclusion
 

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