Cyber or Siberia? Library skills in transition

G. Dunsire

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    Abstract

    This article will present some personal observations of the impact of information technology on the traditional skills of librarians, drawn from experiences in the higher education sector and tainted by an obsessive interest in cataloguing. I believe that the development of information processing and communication technologies has had, is having, and will continue to have, such a profound influence on library and information services that all other factors such as finance and costs, politics, social expectations and management styles pale into insignificance.
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalImpact: Journal of the Career Development Group
    Volume4
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - 2001

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    management style
    Siberia
    information service
    information processing
    communication technology
    librarian
    finance
    information technology
    politics
    costs
    education
    experience

    Keywords

    • libraries
    • career development
    • librarianship
    • information technology
    • ict

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    Cyber or Siberia? Library skills in transition. / Dunsire, G.

    In: Impact: Journal of the Career Development Group, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2001.

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