TITLE

Marking Time and Looking Ahead

AUTHOR(S)
Ballard, Terry
PUB. DATE
November 2000
SOURCE
Information Today;Nov2000, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p60
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on advances in communications that have changed the library field. Experiences of the author since the 1970s when libraries became computerized; Milestones in information technology.
ACCESSION #
3764496

 

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