ERIC Number: EJ666501
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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From Magicians to Teachers: The Development of Electronic Reference in Libraries: 1930-2000.
Straw, Joseph E.
Reference Librarian, n74 p1-12 2001
Discusses electronic reference in libraries and how it has changed over the years with changes in computer technology. Explains technical background and history as well as library and reference impact for three stages in the development of electronic reference: the need for search intermediaries, the emergence of CD-ROMs, and user access to electronic resources. (LRW)
Descriptors: Access to Information, CD ROMs, Change Agents, Electronic Libraries, Library Services, Reference Services, Search Intermediaries, Users (Information)
The Haworth Press, 10 Alice St., Binghamton, NY 13904-1580.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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