ERIC Number: EJ344307
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
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Tashi, L.; Havard-Williams, P.
International Library Review, v18 n4 p293-304 Oct 1986
Discusses how rapid technological developments in the information industry, such as electronic publishing, satellite and microwave systems, video display terminals, and videotext have affected publishing costs, libraries, librarians, and users. Online searching is seen as a major development that may threaten the future of libraries, librarians, and printed materials. (CDD)
Descriptors: Communications Satellites, Costs, Databases, Developing Nations, Electronic Publishing, Futures (of Society), Information Transfer, Interlibrary Loans, Librarians, Library Automation, Library Schools, Online Catalogs, Online Searching, Online Vendors, Publishing Industry, Technological Advancement
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A