The role of the library as an extension of the mind
VALA 2008 PLENARY 6: Vinod Chachra
Friday 10 February 2006, 15:40 – 17:00
Persistent URL: http://www.vala.org.au/vala2006-proceedings/vala2006-plenary-6-chachra
Chairman & CEO, VTLS Inc, USA
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The publishing and self-publishing of born digital materials are already creating an “information deluge.” Additionally, mass digitization projects like the Million Book Project, the Google Library Project and the Open Content Alliance hold the promise of making vast amounts of additional content available to users. Already the available information exceeds our ability to organize and use it. How will the libraries of tomorrow cope with this? To answer this we need to start with information systems.