Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Are Reference Desks Dying Out?

Some academic libraries have done away with their reference desks. This thought-provoking article in the Chronicle of Higher Education, Are Reference Desks Dying Out?, takes a look at whether libraries still need them. It discusses how mobile technologies affect reference service and the value of traditional face-to-face reference interviews. This link will expire on 4/20/07.


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