A special decennial issue of Ariadne has just appeared. Here is a list of the articles included:
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!
[Ariadne Issue 46 | Contents]
- 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.