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The support of teaching by libraries in higher education: towards an analysis of past and future costs
Monday, 8 December 2008 9:33:49 a.m.
The growth in digital information resources in support of teaching.
The year 1995 saw the start of a revolution in information supply, with the appearance of digital information delivered over the internet. This transformation in the availability of information has now (2008) reached the stage where students expect a high proportion of what they read to be in digital format, and they equally expect to be able to gain access to it virtually anywhere – certainly anywhere on campus. These developments have had a profound and continuing impact on library and information services and their means of delivery.
Go to source: http://www.sconul.ac.uk/publications/pubs/support_of_teaching.pdf