Higher Education Libraries

Shirley Oakley, Jennifer Vaughan

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    This book brings together library educators and practitioners to provide a scholarly yet accessible overview of library and information management and the challenges that the twenty-first century offers the information profession. The papers in this collection illustrate the changing nature of the library as it evolves into its twenty-first century manifestation. The national libraries of Australia and New Zealand, for instance, have harnessed information and communication technologies to create institutions that are far more national, even democratic, in terms of delivery of service and sheer presence than their print-based predecessors.Aimed at practitioners and students alike, this publication covers specific types of library and information agencies, discusses specific aspects of library and information management and places developments in library and information services in a number of broad contexts: socio-economic, ethico-legal, historical and educational.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationLibraries in the twenty-first century
    Subtitle of host publicationcharting new directions in information services
    EditorsStuart Ferguson
    Place of PublicationWagga Wagga, Australia
    PublisherCentre for Information Studies
    Number of pages20
    ISBN (Print)9781876938437
    Publication statusPublished - 2007


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