Libraries Without Walls 5: The Distributed Delivery of Library and Information Services : Proceedings of an International Conference Held on 19-23 September 2003, Organized by the Centre for Research in Library and Information Management (CERLIM), Manchester Metropolitan University, Volume 5
Serving remote users is now a major challenge facing academic, public and special libraries alike. This new collection, drawn from the fifth Libraries Without Walls Conference, brings together the most current and innovative thought in the field. It addresses the key strategic issues arising from international, regional, and multidisciplinary approaches to the provision of library service to distant users. Recognized as the premier resource for all libraries needing to keep up-to-date on distance learner and virtual library issues, this state-of-the-art collection will enable library managers and information professionals in all sectors to keep abreast of the latest developments in this vital area.
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