Counter culture

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    Considers the future of libraries in a Web 2.0 world. Looks at how libraries have responded to technological change historically; argues in favour of Prensky's digital native/digital immigrant divide and a fundamental change in user behaviour. Discusses the failures of libraries and librarians in responding to this and argues the need for an underpinning philosophy of e-libraries. Considers what future competencies will be required by the profession
    LanguageEnglish
    Pages11-17
    Number of pages6
    JournalLegal Information Management
    Volume8
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2008

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    Keywords

    • libraries
    • digital libraries
    • academic libraries
    • web 2.0

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    Law, Derek. / Counter culture. In: Legal Information Management. 2008 ; Vol. 8, No. 1. pp. 11-17.
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