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Libraries and Society by Wendy Evans, David P. Baker

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Towards Library 2.0: building the library of the future

Sarah Porter

Introduction

Higher education has seen a huge increase in student numbers over the last 20 years, to the point that some libraries have had to change substantially in the way that they operate. Libraries face increased competition and are no longer seen as the single source of research and learning resources. Social and technical trends have changed the global context for information and resources as users create, own and manage their own content and systems. Librarians and information professionals need to understand some of the major strategic challenges that their institutions are facing and to think creatively about how they can best plan to support the core learning, ...

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