Library and Information Science


Over the past decade technological advances and changes in the scholarly publishing environment have ushered in an era of unprecedented change for academic libraries. Financial pressures, the rise of online content, and the ability to easily share and distribute materials are driving libraries to reexamine many of their practices and priorities. This presentation will explore how libraries are moving from traditional models of collection develop toward a new future where the focus is on curating access to information and on supporting the production and dissemination of scholarly resources.