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Speculations on Unanticipated Outcomes of Data Base Research

Journal of Library Automation Volume 13, Number 1,


Speculates on unanticipated effects brought about by the application of online sytems and databases to library services. Concern is voiced about the development of a technological library elite, the growth of research dependency, the limiting of the availability of books and journals, and the narrowing of serendipity in research. (RAA)


Doll, R. (1980). Speculations on Unanticipated Outcomes of Data Base Research. Journal of Library Automation, 13(1), 49-55. Retrieved March 30, 2020 from .

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