ERIC Number: EJ608448
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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From Automation to Transformation: Forty Years of Libraries and Information Technology in Higher Education.
EDUCAUSE Review, v35 n1 p60-68 Jan-Feb 2000
Examines ways in which information technology developments have changed academic libraries over the last few decades, and speculates about further changes to come. Discusses computerizing library operations; public access; electronic formats, particularly for journal articles; and information networks, including expectations about services, allocating resources, and intellectual property rights. Offers predictions for future issues central for academic libraries. (Author/LRW)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Educational Change, Electronic Journals, Electronic Libraries, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Information Networks, Information Technology, Intellectual Property, Library Automation, Library Expenditures, Library Role, Library Services, Resource Allocation, User Needs (Information), Users (Information)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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