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Degkwitz, Andreas
July 2012
Bibliotheksdienst;jul2012, Vol. 46 Issue 7, p570
Trade Publication
The article discusses the impact of the communication revolution and technological innovations on libraries. It reflects on the evolution of the representation of knowledge and information from codices and books to computers and digital formats, as well as the practical implications of this shift for librarianship, library architecture, and the societal mission and functions of libraries. It also addresses challenges of data management, cataloging, electronic media use, and cloud computing.


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