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Author Herring, Mark Y., 1952-

Title Fool's gold : why the Internet is no substitute for a library / Mark Y. Herring.

Imprint Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c2007.

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 Moore Stacks  ZA4201 .H47 2007    Available  ---
Description vii, 191 p. ; 26 cm.
Summary "This work skeptically explores the notion that the Internet will soon obviate any need for traditional print-based academic libraries, and makes a case for the library's staying power in the face of technological advancements"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-187) and index.
Contents Caught in the Web -- Forget the needle. Can you just tell me which haystack? -- -- Footnotes? who needs them! -- Google ├╝ber alles -- E-books to the rescue! -- The paperless revolution is complete! -- A mile wide and a mind-numbing inch deep -- The endgame : quo vadis?
Subject Computer network resources -- Evaluation.
Web sites -- Evaluation.
Libraries and the Internet.
Libraries and electronic publishing.
Libraries -- Forecasting.
Library science -- Forecasting.
Electronic books -- Forecasting.
ISBN 9780786430826 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0786430826 (pbk. : alk. paper)