Daily Archives: September 21, 2007

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“A continuing quest for technological improvement

I want to share some discussion from Wednesday night’s LIS768 Class. Here’s the task I gave the groups: Michael Buckland writes in the introduction to Redesigning Library Services: ‚ÄúLibraries exist for the benefit of the mind, but they have serious practical problems coping with the acquisition, storage and handling of the documents and records with which they deal. Major constraints arise from the technology used as a means for providing service. Any change in technology that would have a significant effect on the methods available for acquisition, storage, delivery, or searching procedures could have important consequences for library service. Consequently […]