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Library 3.0 by Peter Underwood, Christine Stilwell, Tom Kwanya

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Library 3.0

Abstract

Library 3.0 is gaining popularity among research and academic library users faster than had been anticipated. In fact, it is currently deemed one of the most exciting advances in research and academic library development. The increasing popularity of Library 3.0 is attributed partly to its potential to provide an environment conducive to exploration, innovation, inspiration and personalisation. It emphasises context and not just the content of information service provision. Thus, it is anchored in a number of human factors, such as community, relationships, connection, conversation, personalisation, comfort, simplicity, play, progress and passion, which define progressiveness. Significantly, Library 3.0 is not about ...

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