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The end of wisdom? : the future of libraries in a digital age / edited by David Baker, Wendy Evans.

Amsterdam ; Boston : Chandos Publishing is an imprint of Elsevier, [2017]
xxxiv, 204 pages : illustrations, music ; 23 cm.
Chandos advances in information series. [More in this series]
Summary note:
"Offers stand-alone chapters and opinion pieces that also form part of a coherent whole. It has an international approach and is written by experts in the field of information provision who discuss their views on the hypothesis surrounding the 'end of libraries' and the 'death of books.' These contributions are analysed and summarised to create a rich picture of current trends and likely futures for libraries of all types, with digital options discussed in detail"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
The end of wisdom? The future of libraries in the digital age / David Baker -- The four spaces of the public library / Henrik Jochumsen, Dorte Skot-Hansen and Casper Hvenegaard Rasmussen -- The influence of digital media on the design of libraries / Charlie Smith -- The best of both worlds / Julie Arndrup -- Informal interview with Niu Jun, Tammy Ng & Joli Moore, school librarians at the Po Leung Kuk Choi Kai Yau School / Patrick Lo and Dickson Chiu -- The disembedded librarian: a vision of the librarian's future role in an educational context / Mai Aggerbeck, Karen Frederiksen and Kirsten Maibom -- Using formal and informal channels to update librarians' skill sets / Diana L.H. Chan -- Library 2.0: lost illusions? / Tibor Koltay -- Digital music preparation in the modern orchestral library / Matthew Naughtin -- The academic library in 2020 / Bruce E. Massis -- Using technology to make more digital content available to all / Bernard Scaife -- New trends in higher education: can information professionals rise to the challenge? / Evgenia Vassilakaki -- Six futures of academic libraries / Joachim Schöpfel -- Digital pedagogy and the student voice / Steve Bowman -- Information literacy in a digital age: embedding information literacy in the curriculum / Vivien Sieber, Julia Anthoney, Heather Barker and Ellie Roberts -- From being libraries to becoming the 'switchmen' of scholarship in the digital age / Chérifa Boukacem-Zeghmouri -- Playing, creating, learning: the future public library for children and families / Louise Overgaard -- The future of libraries in Nigeria / Stephen Akintunde -- Reinvigorated opportunities: libraries as essential intitutions for youth / Daniella Smith -- A cooperative model for a national digital library / Bas Savenije -- In the core of research / Belén Fornovi-Rodríguez -- Information management of the future / Rafael Ball -- Webraries and web archives, the web between public and private / Niels Brügger -- Not only but also? / Karen Carden.
Other title(s):
Future of libraries in a digital age
  • 9780081001424 (paperback)
  • 0081001428 (paperback)
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