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Authors: Bridges,Karl,

Title: Why traditional librarianship matters

Publication Full: American Libraries

Year: 2001 Volume: 32 Issue: 10

Start Page: 52 Other Pages: 54

Descriptors: ACADEMIC libraries, LIBRARY science, DIGITAL libraries, LIBRARIES & community, INFORMATION science, LIBRARIES,


Compares traditional librarianship with the electronic library environment in campus libraries. Symbolism of the academic library; Discussion of older libraries; How modern libraries reflect consumer values of universities; Importance of face-to-face interaction; View that libraries and librarians are shaped by history; Issue of promoting technology at the expense of traditional values in librarianship.


M3: Article; Bridges, Karl; Source Info: Nov2001, Vol. 32 Issue 10, p52; Thesaurus Term: ACADEMIC libraries; Thesaurus Term: LIBRARY science; Thesaurus Term: DIGITAL libraries; Thesaurus Term: LIBRARIES & community; Thesaurus Term: INFORMATION science; Thesaurus Term: LIBRARIES; Number of Pages: 3p; Illustrations: 1bw. Document Type: Article; Full Text Word Count: 1923

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Retrieved Date:January 1, 1970

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Publisher: American Library Association

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Issn Isbn: 29769