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Information Technology and the Remaking of the University Library

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As the scholarly record moves from a print-based one to an electronic one, challenges and opportunities that directly affect the academic enterprise are emerging, and the entire academic community must grapple with them. This volume serves as a briefing on trends and conditions relating to information technology. The pervasiveness of information technology is transforming the forms and methods of instruction, raising profound issues about the authority of the research record, and requiring people in academic life...
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Overview

As the scholarly record moves from a print-based one to an electronic one, challenges and opportunities that directly affect the academic enterprise are emerging, and the entire academic community must grapple with them. This volume serves as a briefing on trends and conditions relating to information technology. The pervasiveness of information technology is transforming the forms and methods of instruction, raising profound issues about the authority of the research record, and requiring people in academic life to rethink the way they do their work.
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Table of Contents

Editor's Notes 1
1 The University and Information Technology: Interpreting the Omens 5
2 New Technologies, Old Politics: Political Dimensions in the Management of Academic Support Services 19
3 The Disappearance of the Library: Issues in the Adoption of Information Technology by Humanists 33
4 The Academic Library Collection in an On-Line Environment 43
5 The Instructional Program and Responsibilities of the Teaching Library 63
6 Using the Accreditation Process to Transform the Mission of the Library 77
7 The Technological Framework for Library Planning in the Next Decade 93
Index 107
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