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The Patron-Driven Library by Dee Ann Allison

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A culture of technology

Abstract:

While scientists debate the evidence that technology-using behaviors are changing the way the brain functions, there is much evidence that the Millennial Generation has incorporated technology into their lives in a way that greatly exceeds the influence technology has had on past generations and, in so doing, has created a culture of technology. Librarians face new challenges as they adapt to this generation while continuing to serve the interests of less technology-connected users.

Key words

culture

technology

Millennials

technology culture

technological innovation

plugged-in patrons

digital natives

collective intelligence

information literacy

social networking

Culture describes the manner in which humans ...

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