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Transforming the library – e-books and e-buildings

Dave Parkes

Introduction

Web 2.0 is transforming the library – its spaces, DNA, books and journals. It is changing how these resources are accessed, discovered and used. It is changing the fabric of libraries and their physical shape; the designed social spaces now common in libraries reflect online social networking spaces. Training, teaching and instruction in the use of libraries and learning resources are being transformed. Conversations, discourse, feedback and interaction with users through a variety of Web 2.0 tools are common and, importantly, two-way.

The book will eat itself – e-books 2.0

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