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Publication date: 1 October 1999

Blazej Feret and Marzena Marcinek

Identifies the most important trends in changes that are occurring in academic libraries and their impact on the role of the academic library as a whole, with focus on the skills…

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Identifies the most important trends in changes that are occurring in academic libraries and their impact on the role of the academic library as a whole, with focus on the skills and characteristics of a new‐century librarian. To achieve this goal a Delphi study was conducted between December 1998 and April 1999 involving 23 key library experts from ten countries. The study was entitled: “What will be the role of an academic library and skills of an academic librarian in the year 2005?”

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Librarian Career Development, vol. 7 no. 10
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0968-0810

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Article
Publication date: 18 October 2011

Laura Bowering Mullen

The purpose of this paper is to report on the 32nd International Association of Technological University Libraries (IATUL) Conference held in Warsaw from 29 May to 2 June 2011.

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Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to report on the 32nd International Association of Technological University Libraries (IATUL) Conference held in Warsaw from 29 May to 2 June 2011.

Design/methodology/approach

This report uses a journalistic approach based on the author's attendance at the conference.

Findings

The findings, comprising recaps of sessions, will hopefully attract other librarians to consider attending future IATUL conferences, or to take some of the suggestions mentioned about “openness” in general and apply them in their own libraries.

Originality/value

This report reflects originality in that all information reported is solely the opinion and reflection of the author.

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Library Hi Tech News, vol. 28 no. 8
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0741-9058

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