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Authors: Lancaster,F. W.,

Title: Second thoughts on the paperless society

Publication Full: Library Journal

Year: 1999 Volume: 124 Issue: 15

Start Page: 48 Other Pages: 50

Descriptors: LIBRARIES, CATALOGS, Card, LIBRARIANS — Job descriptions, LIBRARY administration, AUTOMATION, TECHNOLOGICAL innovations,


Discusses the impact of technological innovations on libraries. Application of computer and telecommunication technologies; Author's attitudes toward the transition from paper-based to electronic-based communication; Librarians being uncritical of the information technologies; Drawbacks of electronic catalogs; Exaggeration on the benefits of technology; Author's experiences as a librarian; Need to consider library users as individuals.


M3: Article; Source Information: 09/15/99, Vol. 124 Issue 15, p48; Subject Term: LIBRARIES; Subject Term: CATALOGS, Card; Subject Term: LIBRARIANS — Job descriptions; Subject Term: LIBRARY administration; Subject Term: AUTOMATION; Subject Term: TECHNOLOGICAL innovations; Number of Pages: 3p; Document Type: Article; Full Text Word Count: 2524

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Retrieved Date:January 1, 1970

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Publisher: Reed Business Information / Reviews

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Issn Isbn: 3630277