Life Cycle of Digital Sources

Institutions increasingly complement print-based reference collections with digitally-based reference for financial and educational reasons. Nevertheless, many costs are associated with this service, and intellectual and even psychological considerations make these resources a complex set of issues. Technology facilitates access while minimizing space and costs. With technology the line between access tools and reference resources themselves have blurred.

Bibliography:

1- LESLEY S. J. FARMER, “The Life Cycle of Digital Reference Sources“, Routledge, 50,2009,  Pp: 117-136

2- http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/02763870902755957#.Vt1gI-bYl2I

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