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The hybrid library: a view from the UK

Pinfield, Stephen

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Stephen Pinfield

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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.

Publication Date Jun 1, 1999
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Book Title Bücher, Bytes und Bibliotheken: Integrierte Information im Internet
Institution Citation Pinfield, S. (1999). The hybrid library: a view from the UK. In Bücher, Bytes und Bibliotheken: Integrierte Information im Internet
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