4 Technology Trends Every Librarian Needs to Know

Where is library technology heading in the next few years ? What are the emerging tools and technologies that we should be paying attention to, in order to be ready when the time is right to adopt them ? Those are the questions contributors to The Top Technologies Every Librarian Needs to Know were asked to address.

In an article in CILIP ( Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals ) Update Magazine Kenneth Varnum of the University of Michigan Library gives some examples from his book : Augmented Reality; Discovery; Large Scale Text; Open Hardware.

My thanks to CILIP and to Cheryl Twomey of Phi.

Nigel Palmer                          Phi

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About nigepalphi

I am a trustee of Partnerships in Health Information. I was librarian of the Health Education Council in London from 1969 to 1972, then librarian of St Mary's Hospital Medical School from 1972 to 2002.
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