Beyond the Depository Library Concept

Schuler, John A.; Shuler, John A.
July 2001
Journal of Academic Librarianship;Jul2001, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p299
Academic Journal
Emphasizes the need for academic libraries to find ways to serve the public in the age of information technology. Discussion on the report from the National Commission on Library and Information Science; Information on the General Accounting Office report with regard to the electronic government service; Concept of digitizing and organizing vital social information.


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