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The End of Wisdom? by David Baker, Wendy Evans

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Chapter 6

The Disembedded Librarian

A Vision of the Librarian’s Future Role in an Educational Context

Mai Aggerbeck1, Karen Frederiksen1, and Kirsten Maibom2     1VIA Faculty of Health Sciences, Campus Holstebro, VIA University of Applied Sciences, Central Region of Denmark     2Centre for Research in Ageing and Dementia at VIA University College, Central Region of Denmark

Abstract

In this chapter we will explore the future of digital libraries based on the radical changes in society's production of knowledge and the appearance of new innovative technologies, as well as disruptive technologies. A disruptive technology displaces an established technology and shakes up the industry. It can also be a ground-breaking product that creates a completely ...

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