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Hit or miss: How librarians find out about new technology

Klobas, J.E. and Clyde, L.A. (1990) Hit or miss: How librarians find out about new technology. The Electronic Library, 8 (3). pp. 172-180.

Link to Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/eb044973
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Abstract

Do librarians feel that it is important to keep up to date with new developments in technology? What means do they use to find out about these new developments, and how effective are those means? These and related issues are considered in this article, in which the authors report on a small-scale survey of librarians in Western Australia, carried out in 1989. The results suggest that, while the librarians have a strong belief that it is important to keep up to date with information on new technology, they generally adopt the common strategy of simply using readily-available sources of information.

Publication Type: Journal Article
Publisher: MCB UP Ltd
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/22368
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