Net-knitting: the library paradigm and the new environment

Derek Law, Tony McSean

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    Abstract

    It is the purpose of this paper to argue that librarians have been blinded to its basic flaws by the gaudiness of the Internet and that we are confusing sources and resources. The Internet shows none of the features required for scholarly communication and whether or not we believe this will change, we should be developing models which offer electronic services as a viable and reliable resource.
    Original languageEnglish
    Publication statusPublished - 1998
    Event6th European Conference of Medical and Health Libraries - Utrecht, Netherlands
    Duration: 22 Jun 199827 Jun 1998

    Conference

    Conference6th European Conference of Medical and Health Libraries
    Abbreviated titleEAHIL Conference 1998
    Country/TerritoryNetherlands
    CityUtrecht
    Period22/06/9827/06/98
    OtherLibraries without limits: changing needs, changing roles.

    Keywords

    • Internet
    • electronic library
    • world wide web
    • WWW
    • medical libraries
    • scholarly communication

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