ERIC Number: EJ433325
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
The Library Community at a Technological and Philosophical Crossroads: Necessary and Sufficient Conditions for Survival.
Heilprin, Laurence B.
Journal of the American Society for Information Science, v42 n8 p566-73 Sep 1991
Examines the community of libraries and library schools for the probability of its long-term survival in its present form. Evolutionary rates are considered, essential functions now performed by the library community are described, and two new functions are recommended for future survival: (1) research leadership in information science, and (2) lifelong continuing education. (five references) (LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
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