Between the Visionaries and the Luddites: Collection Development and Electronic Resources in the Humanities

@article{Shreeves1992BetweenTV,
  title={Between the Visionaries and the Luddites: Collection Development and Electronic Resources in the Humanities},
  author={Edward Shreeves},
  journal={Library Trends},
  year={1992},
  volume={40}
}
THEINCORPORATION OF electronic resources in the humanities into the traditional practice of collection development presents challenges that have pragmatic, technical, fiscal, and cultural dimensions. Many of the selection criteria valid for print resources have analogues in the electronic realm, while others are unique to the new medium. Among the most significant challenges will be understanding and responding effectively to the way computer-aided research in the humanities changes scholarship… CONTINUE READING

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