dc.contributor.authorChoy, Fatt Cheong.
dc.date.accessioned2009-10-01T00:58:04Z
dc.date.available2009-10-01T00:58:04Z
dc.date.copyright2008en_US
dc.date.issued2008
dc.identifier.citationChoy, F. C., (2008). Librarianship : what is it about now? Library Association of Singapore Conference, 8-9 May 2008: Singapore.
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10220/6105
dc.description.abstractLibrarianship is generally considered to be concerned with the principle and practice of selecting, acquiring, organizing, disseminating and providing access to information in accordance with the specific needs of groups of people or an individual. As every practicing librarian knows, rapid developments in the global communication infrastructure in the last decade or so have seriously fudged, loosened and erased the boundaries of librarianship as we know it. Taking a broader perspective of the purpose of librarianship and beyond, this presentation attempts to clarify, redefine, reshape and expand the boundaries of our concerns as we move forward to more disruptive changes. The purpose is not to offer predictions, solutions or answers but rather to initiate and provoke the reflection and discussion that must take place amongst us in order for our profession to meet with the challenges of the future.en_US
dc.format.extent10 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rightsCopyright © 2008 LAS This paper was published in LAS Conference 2008 and is made available as an electronic reprint (preprint) with permission of Library Association of Singapore. LAS official URL: [http://www.las.org.sg]. One print or electronic copy may be made for personal use only. Systematic or multiple reproduction, distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means, duplication of any material in this paper for a fee or for commercial purposes, or modification of the content of the paper is prohibited and is subject to penalties under law.
dc.subjectDRNTU::Library and information science::Libraries
dc.titleLibrarianship : what is it about now?en_US
dc.typeConference Paper
dc.contributor.conferenceLAS Conference 2008 : Innovate to Serve (8-9 May 2008 : Singapore)en_US
dc.contributor.departmentLibraryen_US
dc.identifier.openurlhttp://www.las.org.sg/pa_cf.pdf
dc.description.versionPublished versionen_US


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