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Event Report: Distilling Key Trends to Rethink Libraries

Event Report: Distilling Key Trends to Rethink Libraries

“From CILIP: The Library and Information Association (UK):

Long term decision making is a hazardous venture, especially in a fast-changing world. But the decisions still have to be made.

Before asking over 100 delegates to investigate a few trends for themselves, Julian Diamond, head of information management at Arup, ran through the issues that should be considered behind a couple of the 75 key trends that Arup has identified.


Trends chosen by 14 groups:

  • Community engagement
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Function diversity
  • Digital economy
  • Access and affordability
  • Knowledge economy
  • Information overload
  • Identity and localism
  • Content diversification
  • Function diversity
  • Big data
  • Lifelong learning
  • Remote services
  • User-centricity

Much More in the Complete Article


Posted on: August 4, 2017, 6:00 am Category: Uncategorized

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