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ERIC Number: EJ407207
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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An Unfinished History: A Developmental Analysis of Reference Services in American Academic Libraries.
Rothstein, Samuel
Reference Librarian, n25-26 p365-409 1989
Discussion of the information services offered by American university libraries begins with historical background. Topics related to contemporary reference service are then covered, including goals and priorities; fees; management; measurement; unobtrusive testing; reference personnel; and the online revolution. The future impacts of changing technology and the economic situation are also considered. (98 references) (MES)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Note: Paper given in Kyoto, Japan, in Feb 1987.