ERIC Number: EJ528047
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Academic Libraries: 2000 and Beyond.
Neal, James G.
Library Journal, v121 n12 p74-76 Jul 1996
Predicts the changes and issues facing academic libraries. Discusses the movement toward a virtual library environment where the acquisition of digital technology and patron-initiated transactions over campus information networks will increase. Other issues include organizational experimentation, library funding, librarian employment, skills training, user needs, building construction, tenure status, copyright, and the monitoring of access. (LAM)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Access to Information, Construction Programs, Copyrights, Employment Patterns, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Librarians, Library Acquisition, Library Funding, Library Role, Library Services, Organizational Change, Skill Development, Technological Advancement, Tenure, User Needs (Information)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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