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ERIC Number: EJ873102
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 1
ISSN: ISSN-0896-3576
Stop the Technology, I Want to Get off: Tips and Tricks for Media Selection and Acquisition
Laskowski, Mary S.
Acquisitions Librarian, v16 n31-32 p217-225 2004
Media selection and acquisition is highly dependent on a number of variables, perhaps the most important of which is changing technologies. New technology is a wonderful and frightening thing, with a high level of impact on media collection development. New technologies can improve sound and visual quality, but can also play havoc with established collections and budgets. Availability of various media formats and titles is a very fluid phenomenon, which poses a unique set of challenges to media librarians and selectors. (Contains 11 online sources.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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