Daily Archives: June 24, 2011

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Review of Reference Reborn in Against the Grain

http://www.against-the-grain.com/2011/05/v-23-1-book-reviews-monographic-musings/ Nice to see this review of reference reborn. I have a chapter in the book on tracking tech trends. However, like telephone service, reference service has been transformed by the digital age. This work attempts as the subtitle says to bring “new life into public services librarianship.” The world of the Internet has truly transformed the way in which information is delivered to readers. This book refers to the vast forests of unused reference tomes languishing on bookshelves, while lightning fast reference service is delivered via texting on seamless Web connections that never fail. A new generation of Web […]