The Internet and the library

Nick Moore (Nick Moore is an Information Consultant, Visiting Professor at the University of Brighton, and Internet Editor of Library Review.)

Library Review

ISSN: 0024-2535

Publication date: 1 December 2000

Abstract

The current and future applications and implications of the Internet within and for libraries are indicated. Aspects of the virtual library are considered, followed by the impact of the Internet on aspects of library holdings. Features of online access, including search engine performance, are noted and collection development effects pointed out. Security issues, including pornography and copyright are described, and finally future implications of the Internet for libraries, through home versus library use and discussion groups, and influences on the Internet of library science are discussed.

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Moore, N. (2000), "The Internet and the library", Library Review, Vol. 49 No. 9, pp. 422-428. https://doi.org/10.1108/00242530010354029

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MCB UP Ltd

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