Embracing the New Technology and Keeping Harmony: In Search of a New Balance

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Sha Li Zhang, Assistant Dean for Collections and Technical Services (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: We are now in the age where technological advancements in the area of information transfer and delivery are occurring at an unprecedented rate. We are witnessing the fastest growth and development ever experienced in the history of our civilization in telecommunications technology. The emerging technology is making the academic library environment change faster and become more complex, more competitive, and more global than ever before. There is no doubt that technological advancements have enabled academic libraries to provide better services for their users. Technology has become a driving force in reshaping our institutions of higher education. Abundant literature covers these changes. Moreover, these changes present new challenges of maintaining a harmonious, humanistic working environment.

Additional Information

Publication
College & Research Libraries 59, no. 4, 1998.
Language: English
Date: 1998
Keywords
Technology, information transfer, development, academic libraries, working environments