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Searcher Magazine Article

Barbara Quint asked me to write a feature article on trends in reference work a while ago. It was published this week and it’s on the main page at Searcher’s website. I suggested 13-14 scenarios for what can happen in reference work for the future.
Here’s the link to the Setpember 2008 issue:
Evolution to Revolution to Chaos?
Reference in Transition

Anyway, hope you like it.
Stephen

Posted on: September 3, 2008, 1:53 pm Category: Assorted Other

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  1. Rosario Garza said

    Interesting article. In California, we just finished up a “reference think tank” where about 85 folks went through a series of exercises designed to help us imagine what information services might look like in 2020. We recognize that the old models just don’t work anymore. We don’t want to be like those dinosaurs you mentioned!