The electronic library: a review

N. Joint, D. Law

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    A number of distinct types of "electronic library now exist. The term has shed the vagueness with which it has been used in the past. Moreover, certain forms of electronic library service will prove more effective and durable than others. The most successful form of electronic library will reproduce the functionality of the traditional library, but must also fully exploit the unique features of electronic information provision.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)428-435
    Number of pages7
    JournalLibrary Review
    Issue number9
    Publication statusPublished - 2000


    • libraries
    • library services
    • electronic publishing
    • digital libraries


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