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Development of a Library 2.0 Service Model for an African Library

Heila Pienaar (Deputy Director: E‐Information Strategy and E‐Research Enablement (heila.pienaar@up.ac.za))
Ina Smith (UP Digital Research Repository Manager and E‐Application Specialist at the Library Services, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa. (ina.smith@up.ac.za))

Library Hi Tech News

ISSN: 0741-9058

Article publication date: 6 June 2008

Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to describe the development of a Library 2.0 service model for an African library.

Design/methodology/approach

The paper focuses on the academic library at the University of Pretoria (UP), South Africa.

Findings

The UP is well on its way to becoming a Library 2/0 library.

Originality/value

This case study may pave the way for other academic libraries to integrate Library 2.0 within their service offering to the benefit of all.

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Citation

Pienaar, H. and Smith, I. (2008), "Development of a Library 2.0 Service Model for an African Library", Library Hi Tech News, Vol. 25 No. 5, pp. 7-10. https://doi.org/10.1108/07419050810901933

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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