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“The processes and concepts of collection development and collection management by 2025 will be dramatically different from those in 2000.” An assessment
***Caroline Stafford examines the processes and concepts of collection management over the first quarter of the 21st Century. This essay won the 2021 BIALL Student Award.*** Introduction The legal information sector was established in the late 19th century and has … Continue reading
Ways in which developments in scholarly communication are changing how research is disseminated. Implications for publishing and for library and information services.
***Daniel Whittaker assesses the viability of scholarly publishing moving to a completely OA model. Daniel is on Twitter @DanW_TEE*** Introduction According to Anderson, the term Scholarly Communication is “an umbrella term which refers to the many different ways in which … Continue reading
How has the rise in open access legal research impacted publishers and library and information services?
***Caroline Stafford looks at the impact of OA publishing on the legal profession. Caroline is on Twitter @carolinestaff96*** Introduction Open access (OA) has been a force for change in the dissemination of scholarly research. However, movement towards this form of … Continue reading
*** Melissa analyses the effects Web 2.0 has on an individual’s sense of identity in the context of Floridi’s ‘onlife’ whilst addressing how approaches to digital literacy can aid us navigate the hyper-historical society . Melissa is on Twitter @tequilab00kw0rm*** … Continue reading