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Envisioning future academic library services : initiatives, ideas and challenges / edited by Sue McKnight.

Contributor(s): McKnight, Sue.
Call number: Z711 E58 2010 Material type: TextTextPublisher: London : Facet, 2010.Description: xxii, 247 p. : ill. ; 24 cm..ISBN: 9781856046916 (hbk.) ; 1856046915 (hbk.)Subject(s): Academic libraries. | Libraries.Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung.DDC classification: 027
Contents:
Waiting for the barbarians : seeking solutions or awaiting answers? / Derek Law -- The delete generation : how citizen-created content is transforming libraries / Penny Carnaby -- Libraries as places : challenges for the future / Andrew McDonald -- Web 2.0 : redefining and extending the service commitment of the academic library / James G. Neal and Damon E. Jaggars -- Second Life and libraries : boom or bust? / P. Charles Livermore -- Some new business ideas in the HSS publishing space : what may librarians expect? / Frances Pinter -- Loosely joined : the discovery and consumption of scholarly content in the digital era / Paul Coyne -- Knowledge management, universities and libraries / Helen Hayes and Philip G. Kent -- Libraries and the management of research data / Martin Lewis -- The leadership of the future / Liz Wright -- Adding value to learning and teaching / Sue McKnight -- In search of the road ahead : the future of academic libraries in China / Michael Robinson.
Summary: An international team of contributors addresses some of the challenges facing the library and information science profession. Topics covered include: e-learning; virtual learning spaces; new models for services and funding; and dealing with information that is not traditionally the province of the library.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Waiting for the barbarians : seeking solutions or awaiting answers? / Derek Law -- The delete generation : how citizen-created content is transforming libraries / Penny Carnaby -- Libraries as places : challenges for the future / Andrew McDonald -- Web 2.0 : redefining and extending the service commitment of the academic library / James G. Neal and Damon E. Jaggars -- Second Life and libraries : boom or bust? / P. Charles Livermore -- Some new business ideas in the HSS publishing space : what may librarians expect? / Frances Pinter -- Loosely joined : the discovery and consumption of scholarly content in the digital era / Paul Coyne -- Knowledge management, universities and libraries / Helen Hayes and Philip G. Kent -- Libraries and the management of research data / Martin Lewis -- The leadership of the future / Liz Wright -- Adding value to learning and teaching / Sue McKnight -- In search of the road ahead : the future of academic libraries in China / Michael Robinson.

An international team of contributors addresses some of the challenges facing the library and information science profession. Topics covered include: e-learning; virtual learning spaces; new models for services and funding; and dealing with information that is not traditionally the province of the library.

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