School of Information Sciences -- Faculty Publications and Other Works

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Library Journal

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Designing systems that serve both librarians and end users remains a necessity because information content providers rely on librarians to make their products available to the public. [John Barnes] reminded the audience that nearly half of all academic or public libraries are facing budget cuts-which directly affects publishers whose main customers are libraries. Barnes emphasized that publishers and libraries are part of a shared community and in a longterm relationship.


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