Digital Libraries: Issues of Scholarship and Literacy in the 21st Century

John J. Leggett, Peter J. Nürnberg, Erich R. Schneider
Center for the Study of Digital Libraries, Texas A&M University, USA
Email: {leggett, pnuern, erich}@csdl.tamu.edu

Abstract: This paper proposes that we are in the midst of a major societal transition and takes a very broad perspective in an attempt to uncover and characterize fundamental changes that are occurring in our libraries, our methods of scholarship and in what it means to be literate. Implications for health sciences are given.


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