TITLE

Hearsay and Hullabaloo: Technical Services in Transition

AUTHOR(S)
Schmidt, Jane
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Feliciter;2007, Vol. 53 Issue 5, p229
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the transition of library technical services. She states that to be relevant in this complex world, librarians should adopt tools that will help enhance the technical side of librarianship. The writer further comments that there is a need to look at all possible ways of incorporating services to create a user-friendly system that will connect users to required information in a simplified manner.
ACCESSION #
27015185

 

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