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Digital Dilemmas and Solutions : Chandos Information Professional - Peter Limb

Digital Dilemmas and Solutions

Chandos Information Professional

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Published: 13th March 2004
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Summary Today, all librarians face daunting challenges posed by recent 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 current main issues and dilemmas facing libraries; the book clearly shows how to deal with them, and provides a best-practice guide to solutions based on the most up-to-date thinking. Key Features The book provides analysis of recent trends and relevant and viable solutions to problems facing all librarians Is 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 The Author Dr Peter Limb, based at Michigan State University Libraries, is a widely known and published author and frequent presenter at international conferences. Dr Limb is also involved in a number of internationally-based library and digitisation projects. Readership The book will be useful for: (1) staff at all managerial and supervisory levels within library and information services; (2) students undertaking library and information courses. Contents The impact on libraries of globalising information 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

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.

ISBN: 9781843340393
ISBN-10: 1843340399
Series: Chandos Information Professional
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 212
Published: 13th March 2004
Publisher: Woodhead Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.14
Weight (kg): 0.3