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Net-knitting: the library paradigm and the new environment

Law, Derek and McSean, Tony (1998) Net-knitting: the library paradigm and the new environment. In: 6th European Conference of Medical and Health Libraries, 1998-06-22 - 1998-06-27, Utrecht.

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Abstract

It is the purpose of this paper to argue that librarians have been blinded to its basic flaws by the gaudiness of the Internet and that we are confusing sources and resources. The Internet shows none of the features required for scholarly communication and whether or not we believe this will change, we should be developing models which offer electronic services as a viable and reliable resource.

Item type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
ID code: 2842
Keywords: Internet, electronic library, world wide web, WWW, medical libraries, scholarly communication, Information resources
Subjects: Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Information resources
Department: Professional Services > Information Services
Depositing user: Professor Derek Law
Date Deposited: 17 Jan 2007
Last modified: 23 Jul 2015 14:01
URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/2842

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