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Authors: Anderson,Charles R.,

Title: Reference librarianship: A guide for the 21st century

Publication Full: The Reference Librarian

Year: 2001 Volume: 34 Issue: 72

Start Page: 5 Other Pages: 19

Descriptors: LIBRARY science, REFERENCE librarians, TECHNOLOGY — Information services, REFERENCE services (Libraries), TECHNOLOGICAL innovations, Future,


Discusses changes in the practice of reference librarianship, and considers some practical and philosophical traits for success in this field in the 21st century. Gives brief summaries of specific elements of technological change that quite likely will have major impacts on library service delivery. Examines historical trends that have or have not prepared the field of reference librarianship to meet the demands of service in the coming decade.


M3: Article; Anderson, Charles R. 1; Email Address: anderson@the-indexer.com; Affiliations: 1: the-indexer.com, Seattle, WA 98115 Source Info: 2001, Issue 72, p5; Note: Publisher: Haworth Press, Inc.; Note: Update Code: 3606; Subject Term: LIBRARY science; Subject Term: REFERENCE librarians; Subject Term: TECHNOLOGY — Information services; Subject Term: REFERENCE services (Libraries); Subject Term: TECHNOLOGICAL innovations; Author-Supplied Keyword: Future; Number of Pages: 15p. Document Type: Article

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Publisher: Haworth Press, Inc

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Issn Isbn: 2763877