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Virtual Reference Service in the Muslim World: Opportunities and Challenges

  title={Virtual Reference Service in the Muslim World: Opportunities and Challenges},
  author={A. Bakar and Ahmad Bakeri},
  journal={Library Philosophy and Practice},
  • A. Bakar, Ahmad Bakeri
  • Published 2009
  • Computer Science
  • Library Philosophy and Practice
  • Introduction The reference function has undergone changes in the variety of services offered and in the service itself. One area of change is in the deployment of the technologies used to meet the demands of users. Remote access by library users is a serious challenge to reference services. They must develop strategies to cope with the demands of the user for remote access. Many academic libraries still have access to large numbers of serial titles in their online databases, whose full text… CONTINUE READING
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