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Title:It's Not Your Parents' Library Anymore: Challenges and Opportunities in the New Webs of Complexity
Author(s):Kaufman, Paula T.
Subject(s):Knowledge Management
Challenges to Libraries
Research Libraries
Abstract:The 21st century holds the promise of a modern Renaissance in which traditional library collections and services collide with the promises and realities of digital information and knowledge management. The most intriguing challenges and opportunities for research libraries center on the juxtaposition between the traditional library and digital information and knowledge management, with resultant webs of complexity. This paper examines these challenges and opportunities and raises questions of values and principles, missions and strategies, content and copyright, and methods and ethics
Issue Date:2007
Publisher:Haworth Information Press
Citation Info:Journal of Library Administration, 46:1, 2007 5-26
Publication Status:published or submitted for publication
Peer Reviewed:is peer reviewed
Rights Information:This is a prepublication version of the published article
Date Available in IDEALS:2008-02-02

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