A special decennial issue of Ariadne has just appeared. Here is a list of the articles included:
- Projects into Services: The UK Experience
- Peter Brophy reviews the experience of the UK academic sector in turning digital library projects into sustainable services.
- What Users Want: An Academic `Hybrid’ Library Perspective
- Reg Carr reflects on the development of a user-centred approach in academic libraries over recent decades and into the era of the hybrid library.
- The (Digital) Library Environment: Ten Years After
- Lorcan Dempsey considers how the digital library environment has changed in the ten years since Ariadne was first published.
- Delivering Open Access: From Promise to Practice
- Derek Law predicts how the open access agenda will develop over the next ten years.
- Research Libraries Engage the Digital World: A US-UK Comparative Examination of Recent History and Future Prospects
- Clifford Lynch looks at how the emergence of e-research has changed our thinking about the future of research libraries on both sides of the Atlantic.
- Google Challenges for Academic Libraries
- John MacColl analyses the reactions many academic libraries may be having to the range of tools Google is currently rolling out and outlines a strategy for institutions in the face of such potentially radical developments.
- Excuse Me … Some Digital Preservation Fallacies?
- Chris Rusbridge argues with himself about some of the assumptions behind digital preservation thinking.
Plus the usual mix of reviews and short pieces. Kudos to Richard Waller, the editor, who has worked very hard to bring this special issue out!