ERIC Number: EJ586277
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
John Henry versus the Computer: The Impact of the Internet on Reference Service.
Sager, Don; Dewey, Patrick R.; Dowlin, Kenneth; Hogan, Patricia M.
Public Libraries, v38 n1 p21-25 Jan-Feb 1999
Includes three articles that consider the effects of the Internet on public library reference services. Highlights include the reliability of Internet information sources, its timeliness as a tool for information access and dissemination, the Internet as change agent for libraries; reference publishing, helping the searcher refine requests, and an administrator's perspective. (LRW)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Change Agents, Electronic Libraries, Futures (of Society), Information Dissemination, Information Sources, Internet, Library Administration, Library Role, Library Services, Public Libraries, Publishing Industry, Reference Services, Reliability, Search Strategies, World Wide Web
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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