Building the future: the Brazilian university library in 2010

Murilo Bastos da Cunha
2000 Ciência da Informação  
Information technology will affect academic activities as well as the nature of the high education sector. This sector besides the need to assimilate these technologies will need to attend the requisites of market globalization and, as consequence, all theses changes will be reflected in the university library. Prospectives impacts will affect the structure (emphasis in user services, outsourcing of several services), in the financing aspect (growing of consortia in order to reduce costs), in
more » ... rvices (electronic reference, support to long distance education programs, intelligent agents) and in the clientele (attending the great demand por high education which implies a diversity of people).
doi:10.1590/s0100-19652000000100008 fatcat:z4v4obfdebfg3bdxrgvchiy5fy