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ARLG in Brighton, UK 2014. Academic libraries: the final frontier

Suzanne Anderson ((sanderson@emeraldinsight.com) is based at Emerald Group Publishing, Bingley, UK)

Library Hi Tech News

ISSN: 0741-9058

Article publication date: 28 October 2014

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Abstract

Purpose

This paper aims to give an overview of the Academic Research Library Group Study Conference hosted by the University of Sussex, in Brighton from the 23rd-25th of June 2014.

Design/methodology/approach

A narrative approach was used to describe events.

Findings

This was an exciting and action-packed conference that discussed topics surrounding the future of academic libraries. There were several networking opportunities, workshops and an exhibition of sponsors.

Originality/value

This report outlines the events of the conference and looks at the themes and issues surrounding the future of research libraries.

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Citation

Anderson, S. (2014), "ARLG in Brighton, UK 2014. Academic libraries: the final frontier", Library Hi Tech News, Vol. 31 No. 9, pp. 1-5. https://doi.org/10.1108/LHTN-09-2014-0077

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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