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Back to basics: A-literacy, the Boolean gene, convergence and the long tail

Law, Derek (2006) Back to basics: A-literacy, the Boolean gene, convergence and the long tail. Electronic Library, 24 (6). pp. 729-731. ISSN 0264-0473

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    Abstract

    Based on a paper given at the Fiesole Retreat held in Lund in July 2006. This article seeks to explore issues on the future relevance of libraries in a world dominated by the web and how far "off-web" resources will have any relevance to users. Libraries are slow to respond to external competitors and cultural changes, but their own practices paradoxically leave them well equipped to make such responses. Challenges libraries to build on existing experience and skills in the Web 2.0 world.

    Item type: Article
    ID code: 2425
    Keywords: web 2.0, lLibrary 2.0, digital libraries, A-literacy, libraries, Electronic information resources
    Subjects: Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Information resources > Electronic information resources
    Department: Professional Services > Information Services
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      Depositing user: Professor Derek Law
      Date Deposited: 07 Dec 2006
      Last modified: 12 Mar 2012 22:44
      URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/2425

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