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The hybrid library: a view from the UK

Pinfield, Stephen

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Stephen Pinfield



Abstract

This paper aims to provide an overview of digital library devcelopment in the UK, concentrating on the eLib (Electronic Libraries) programme. It also discusses the idea of the Hybrid Library and considers how it fits into current electronic library developments. The paper is divided into the following areas. First, it summarises the background to the eLib programme and discusses some of its preliminary findings. It then discusses the concept of the Hybrid Library, followed by a summary of the of the current eLib (phase 3) projects which include hybrid library development projects. Finally, it identifies a number of common themes between the different projects which are currently being investigated.

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Pinfield, S. (1999). The hybrid library: a view from the UK. In Bücher, Bytes und Bibliotheken: Integrierte Information im Internet

Conference Name 4. InetBib-Tagung in Oldenburg: Bücher, Bytes und Bibliotheken: Integrierte Information im Internet
Publication Date Jun 1, 1999
Deposit Date Jul 23, 2001
Publicly Available Date Oct 9, 2007
Peer Reviewed Not Peer Reviewed
Book Title Bücher, Bytes und Bibliotheken: Integrierte Information im Internet
Public URL http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/5

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