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Digital libraries and the future of the library profession

Joint, N. (2007) Digital libraries and the future of the library profession. Library Review, 56 (1). pp. 12-23. ISSN 0024-2535

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Abstract

To argue that unique contemporary cultural shifts are leading to a new form of librarianship that can be characterised as "postmodern" in nature, and that this form of professional specialism will be increasingly influential in the decades to come.