Cutting out the middle man?: disintermediation and the academic library.

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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Abstract

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.

Item Type:Article
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:Academic Services
ID Code:19249
Deposited By:Mr David Ball LEFT
Deposited On:27 Jan 2012 10:27
Last Modified:07 Mar 2013 15:52

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