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ERIC Number: EJ618463
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0160-0044
Haven't We Been Here Before? Some Comments on Steve Coffman's Proposal for "Earth's Largest Library".
McGervey, Teresa
Proceedings of the ASIS Annual Meeting, v37 p450-54 2000
Discusses the concept of Earth's Largest Library (ELL), a mega-virtual library based on the Amazon.com model. Topics include who will be included; privacy; censorship; scope of the collection; costs; legal aspects; collection development; personnel management; access; the concept of community; public service; lending policies; technical limitations; and library mission. (Contains 10 references.) (LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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