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changing role of Nordic academic, research, and special libraries

Maurice Bernard Line

changing role of Nordic academic, research, and special libraries

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Published by NORDINFOs sekretariat in Esbo, Finland .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scandinavia
    • Subjects:
    • Research libraries -- Scandinavia -- Administration.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMaurice B. Line.
      SeriesNORDINFO-publikation,, 22
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ675.R45 L56 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination139 p. ;
      Number of Pages139
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1341788M
      ISBN 109514761626
      LC Control Number92227226

      They commonly include reference works, such as encyclopaedias that provide factual information and indexes that help users find information in changing role of Nordic academic sources; creative works, including poetry, novels, short stories, music scores, and photographs; nonfiction, such as biographies, histories, and other changing role of Nordic academic reports; and periodical publications, including magazines, scholarly journals, and books published as part of a series. The familiar profile—even the caricature—of a library staff member in past decades was of one who enjoyed authority and control over domains of knowledge without experiencing too direct an exposure to competition or change. A Reconfigured Portfolio The road to indispensability is not without obstacles, but we believe it is one that academic and research libraries can readily travel. They can be highly specialized, serving a discrete user group with a restricted collection area. A student with her own computer can now go directly to an on-line service to locate, order, and receive a copy of an article without ever leaving her home.

      Academic and research libraries have often been positive agents of change in the past. Accordingly, they are given certain benefits, such as taxpayer funding, but must adhere research service standards and meet a wide group of client needs. The demonstrable value of academic libraries and their staffs must increasingly reside in the guidance they provide as well as the technical infrastructures they develop and maintain, helping users give shape and meaning to the omni-directional rush of otherwise unmediated digital information, and helping assure scholarly integrity in that environment. Findings such as this can be used to help libraries better analyze and understand their collections.

      They also must help YAs find relevant and authoritative Internet resources. A student with her own computer can now go and special libraries book to an on-line service to locate, order, and receive a copy of an article without ever leaving her home. If one were to ask what academic libraries will look like in 50 years, it is hardly controversial to say that they will have undergone a transformation, and that some generation between then and now will have accomplished it. YA librarians who work in public libraries are expected to have a master's degree in Library and Information Science MLISrelevant work experience, or a related credential. Positions and duties[ edit ] Specific duties vary depending on the size and type of library. Any organization in transformation must take account of multiple stakeholders and define a strategy for progressing through competing interests.


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