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Blueprint for Thailand: S&T information resource sharing

Narumol Ruenwai (Media Production and Dissemination Division, TISTR, Bangkok, Thailand)
Anne Morris (Department of Information Science, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK)

Library Management

ISSN: 0143-5124

Article publication date: 30 May 2008

Abstract

Purpose

This article aims to define a clear strategy for the future development of S&T services in Thailand.

Design/methodology/approach

The article examines the history of S&T information resource sharing in Thailand and presents the results of research designed to identify current problems in the provision of these services.

Findings

The article finds that S&T researchers in Thailand would benefit from much greater resource sharing, either via consortia or computerised networks, as part of a cohesive national strategy.

Practical implications

The article makes detailed recommendations regarding the future management of S&T services in Thailand.

Originality/value

This paper defines a best practice strategy for the future development of support to S&T researchers in Thailand.

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Citation

Ruenwai, N. and Morris, A. (2008), "Blueprint for Thailand: S&T information resource sharing", Library Management, Vol. 29 No. 4/5, pp. 278-292. https://doi.org/10.1108/01435120810869075

Publisher

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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