Ball, D., 2012. Cutting out the middle man?: disintermediation and the academic library. LINK: connecting Commonwealth librarians, 14, pp. 2-3.
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Big Deals, open access, and digitisation increasingly mean that selection decisions are being removed from librarians and transferred to the end user. David Ball looks at the forces pushing towards this ‘disintermediation’ and considers the future role of the academic library.
|Additional Information:||LINK is the magazine of the ACU's Libraries and Information Network and is published by the Association of Commonwealth Universities|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Collection development; Academic libraries; Procurement; Electronic resources|
|Subjects:||Social Sciences > Education|
Generalities > Library and Information Science
|Group:||Student and Academic Services > Library and Learning Support|
|Deposited By:||Mr David Ball LEFT|
|Deposited On:||27 Jan 2012 10:27|
|Last Modified:||07 Mar 2013 15:52|
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