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ERIC Number: EJ757303
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Mar
Pages: 11
Abstractor: Author
ISSN: ISSN-0099-1333
Cross-Cultural Analysis of E-Mail Reference
Shachaf, Pnina; Meho, Lokman I.; Hara, Noriko
Journal of Academic Librarianship, v33 n2 p243-253 Mar 2007
Studies that examined virtual reference and its potential for collaboration have by and large represented experiences in western English-speaking countries. This article reports the results of a three-nation (Israel, Japan, and Lebanon) comparative analysis to bridge this research gap. Similarities and differences between these countries highlight elements that international collaborative initiatives should consider when implementing global virtual reference services.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Israel; Japan; Lebanon