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Authors: Bradburn,Jean,

Title: Virtual or traditional: the impact of change on information services

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Year: 2006 Volume: 22 Issue: 3

Start Page: 4 Other Pages: 7

Descriptors: LIBRARY materials — Digitization, ELECTRONIC reference services (Libraries), INFORMATION services, ELECTRONIC information resources, INFORMATION resources management, INFORMATION professionals, DUFFY, Amanda, URQUHART, Christine, ARATHOON, Trish,


The article presents the views of several library and information professionals regarding the impact of moving from traditional to virtual in the information services which were delivered during the virtual or traditional seminar in Great Britain. Amanda Duffy provided that ignoring the changes would result to failure and unsatisfactory library services. Christine Urquhart offered insight into changes in traditional information services which include the need for a common goal or purpose and the aggressiveness of electronic-communities. Trish Arathoon discussed the developments at the British Library.


M3: Article; Accession Number: 22979548; Bradburn, Jean 1; Affiliations: 1: Reference and Information Officer, Halton Library Service Source Info: Fall2006, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p4; Thesaurus Term: LIBRARY materials — Digitization; Thesaurus Term: ELECTRONIC reference services (Libraries); Thesaurus Term: INFORMATION services; Thesaurus Term: ELECTRONIC information resources; Thesaurus Term: INFORMATION resources management; Thesaurus Term: INFORMATION professionals; Number of Pages: 4p. Document Type: Article

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Issn Isbn: 1442384