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Main Title The enduring library : technology, tradition, and the quest for balance /
Author Gorman, Michael,
Publisher American Library Association,
Year Published 2003
OCLC Number 50868243
ISBN 0838908462; 9780838908464
Subjects Libraries and society ; Libraries--Aims and objectives ; Libraries--Automation ; Library science--Technological innovations ; Library science--Forecasting ; Librarians--Professional ethics ; Bibliotheken ; Bibliotheekbeleid ; Technische vernieuwing ; Bibliotecas (aspectos sociais) ; Bibliotecas (automaðcäao) ; âEtica profissional
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EHBM  Z716.4.G665 2003 CEMM/ACESD Library/Narragansett,RI 10/24/2017
Collation xiii, 157 pages ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
The way we live now : libraries today -- Communications technology, 1875 to now -- Communications technology and libraries today -- Reading in a digital world -- The nature of the web -- Reference work in technologically advanced libraries -- Cataloguing in the twenty-first century -- Challenges of the future -- The future of libraries : a research agenda -- Information overload and stress : the ailments of modern living -- Seeking harmony and balance. "In this work, one of the library world's leading thinkers discusses the transformative effect communications technology has had on information delivery from past to present to future. By tracing the transformations, Gorman writes a road map for achieving balance between the tradition of library service and ever-changing technology."--Jacket.