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Author Herring, Mark Youngblood, 1952-
Title Fool's gold : why the Internet is no substitute for a library / Mark Y. Herring
Publisher Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c2007
 Rodman Main Adult  025.04 H567    AVAILABLE
Descript vii, 191 p. ; 26 cm
Summary "This work skeptically explores the notion that the Internet will soon obviate any need for traditional print-based academic libraries, and makes a case for the library's staying power in the face of technological advancements"--Provided by publisher
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-187) and index
Contents Caught in the Web -- Forget the needle. Can you just tell me which haystack? -- -- Footnotes? who needs them! -- Google ├╝ber alles -- E-books to the rescue! -- The paperless revolution is complete! -- A mile wide and a mind-numbing inch deep -- The endgame : quo vadis?
Subject Computer network resources -- Evaluation
Web sites -- Evaluation
Libraries and the Internet
Libraries and electronic publishing
Libraries -- Forecasting
Library science -- Forecasting
Electronic books -- Forecasting
ISBN 9780786430826

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