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The electronic library: a review

Joint, N. and Law, D. (2000) The electronic library: a review. Library Review, 49 (9). pp. 428-435. ISSN 0024-2535

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Abstract

A number of distinct types of "electronic library now exist. The term has shed the vagueness with which it has been used in the past. Moreover, certain forms of electronic library service will prove more effective and durable than others. The most successful form of electronic library will reproduce the functionality of the traditional library, but must also fully exploit the unique features of electronic information provision.

Item type: Article
ID code: 1965
Keywords: libraries, library services, electronic publishing, digital libraries, Electronic information resources, Library and Information Sciences
Subjects: Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Information resources > Electronic information resources
Department: Professional Services > Information Services
Depositing user: Mr N Joint
Date Deposited: 18 Oct 2006
Last modified: 04 Sep 2014 09:09
URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/1965

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