Emerging Technologies and Their Impacts on Academic Libraries, Librarians, and Library Services
With the development of computer technologies, the Internet has become the primary platform for academic libraries to retrieve, organize, storage, and disseminate the information. However, it is a critical issue to
This paper intends to overview relevant emerging technologies and their impacts on academic libraries, library services, and librarians in the digital era. The projected sections are included the following sections:
2. Emerging technologies and their characteristics
3. Which emerging technologies will impact on academic libraries, library services, and librarians?
4. How will academic library services and librarians be impacted by emerging technologies?
Interested readers include academic instructors, trainers, library executives, librarians, information technology consultants, developers, vendors, and students majored in related fields.
Keywords: Emerging technology, American academic library, library services, librarian
Prof. LiLi Li
Assistant Professor / E-Information Services Librarian, Zach S. Henderson Library