Emelia @ her Desk

Emelia @ her Desk

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Ten key trends that are affecting the development of the next generation library

The Trends and Recommendation

  1.   Communication systems are continually changing the way people access information.
  2.  All technology ends. All technologies commonly used today will be replaced by something new.
  3. We haven't yet reached the ultimate small particle for storage. But soon.
  4. Search technology will become increasingly more complicated.
  5. Time compression is changing the lifestyle of library patrons
  6. Over time we will be transitioning to a verbal society
  7. The demand for global information is growing exponentially.
  8. The stage is being set for a new era of Global Systems.
  9. We are transitioning from a product-based economy to an experience based economy.
  10. Libraries will transition from a centre of information to a centre of culture. 

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