This article aims to look at the relationship between Library Hi Tech and the academic field of information science.
This is an opinion piece whose methodology is in part historical review, and in part observation of present and future trends.
Library‐based information is no longer almost exclusively text. Research libraries in particular are increasingly responsible for numeric data sets in their repositories.
Librarians need to think about information literacy not merely in terms of finding and evaluating traditional publisher data.
This paper reviews the relationship between Library Hi Tech and the academic field of information science, and observes present and future trends.
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