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Title: Technology and the Academic Library Staff
Author(s): Gray, Carolyn M.
Subject(s): Libraries --Data processing Online data processing Information technology Library education
Abstract: This clinic program announces that I intend to address the human factors involved in library automation in academic libraries. It is tempting to begin this talk by discussing the impact of technology upon academic library staff with a lead into the competencies that idea assumes. If I began in that way, I might begin with certain assumptions. Some of the assumptions held by many attending this conference might include: 1. that the application of technology in libraries will result in benefits to staff and users; 2. that technology is the inevitable wave of the future; and 3. that as librarians, if we do not embrace technology, we will be left to fade into oblivion in our museums full of books.
Issue Date: 1983
Publisher: Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Citation Info: In L.C. Smith, ed. 1983. Professional competencies--technology and the librarian. Papers presented at the 1983 Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing. Urbana, Il: Graduate School of Library and Information Science: 69-76.
Series/Report: Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing (20th : 1983)
Genre: Conference Paper / Presentation
Type: Text
Language: English
ISBN: 0-87845-070-X
ISSN: 0069-4789
Publication Status: published or submitted for publication
Rights Information: Copyright owned by Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois 1983.
Date Available in IDEALS: 2007-07-09

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