The introduction of the CD‐ROM medium into British academic library services was well received by both librarians and their clientele. Expenditure on this resource continues to grow and about half the databases obtained in this medium are now available through campus networks. The advantages of alternative forms of delivery — particularly those utilizing wide‐area networking — may, however, offer a challenge to this mode of delivery.
East, H. and Leach, K. (1998), "The continuing prominence of CD‐ROMs in academic libraries: the findings and evaluation of a survey", Aslib Proceedings, Vol. 50 No. 8, pp. 208-214. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb051498Download as .RIS
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