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An entirely virtual library?

I had the good fortune to attend the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) meeting in Washington last month.  As usual, there were many interesting and thought-provoking presentations.   The first I attended was on the feasibility of creating a totally virtual library presented by librarians from Rice University who were doing a study for the Council on […]

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ALA Update #5 The last ALA meeting I would like to share with you was titled “What is the Future of Face-to-Face Reference?” One speaker talked about using something similar to Second Life to create a virtual world in which students, via their avatars, can get reference and other library services at Appalachian State University. […]

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