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Cultural Tenacity within Libraries and Publishers

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Title: Cultural Tenacity within Libraries and Publishers
Author(s): Jensen, Michael
Subject(s): Digital libraries Books -- Digitization
Abstract: Libraries and book publishers coevolved during the period of information scarcity, and developed cultural traits that are affecting their strategies in the new era of content abundance. Both industries are under threat. The author examines the interdependencies, the similarities, and the different agendas of the two cultures; explores likely speciation within the new ecosystems; and frames reasons for both optimism and concern for the near future.
Issue Date: 2008
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Citation Info: In Library Trends 57 (1) Summer 2008: 24-29.
Genre: Article
Type: Text
Language: English
ISSN: 0024-2594
Publication Status: published or submitted for publication
Rights Information: Copyright 2008 Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois.
Date Available in IDEALS: 2010-10-23

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