Monday, June 9, 2008

Morning Becomes Electric: Post-Modern Scholarly Information Access, Organization, and Navigation

Morning Becomes Electric: Post-Modern Scholarly Information Access, Organization, and Navigation

"The Best Way to Predict the Future is to Invent It" / Alan Kay

Gerry McKiernan
Associate Professor
Science and Technology Librarian and Bibliographer
Iowa State University Library
Ames IA 50011


Abstract
Scholars are facing unprecedented Information Overload in their attempts to identify potentially relevant information sources. Electronic networks have not only expedited traditional forms of publishing but created new formal and informal opportunities for communication. Conventional methods of information management are reaching the limits of their effectiveness. To enhance access to information in the coming decades, systems that fully utilize the digital nature of a growing number of scholarly resources must be implemented.

Scholarly Communication

Indexing and Abstracting Services

Access

Transformational Communication

Organization

Navigation

"In The Beginning ... "

References

Original Available At

[http://www.public.iastate.edu/~CYBERSTACKS/Morning.htm]

See Also

[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mourning_Becomes_Electra]

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