ERIC Number: EJ611783
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Twilight of the Gods? Bibliographers in the Electronic Age.
Library Trends, v48 n4 p821-41 Spr 2000
Examines bibliographers and collection development in terms of seven sometimes overlapping contexts in order to gauge how and why their roles have changed in the past and to speculate about the future. Dimensions examined include the system of scholarly communication; information marketplace; library and university as organization; technological change; cooperative programs; nature and availability of resources; and communities of peers. (Contains 13 references.) (AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue, "Collection Development in an Electronic Environment."