ERIC Number: EJ659603
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Taming Disruptive Technologies, or How To Remain Relevant in the Digital Age.
Journal of Library Administration, v35 n3 p33-49 2001
Discusses electronic books as a disruptive technology, that is, a technology that has appeal to its users but upsets the traditional models. Highlights include a history of print technology; types of electronic books; reader devices; stakeholders, including users, librarians, and publishers; and how vendors can remain relevant. (LRW)
Descriptors: Appropriate Technology, Intermode Differences, Librarians, Printed Materials, Publishing Industry, Technological Advancement, Users (Information), Vendors
Journal availability: The Haworth Press, Inc., 10 Alice St.; Binghamton, NY 13904-1580.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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