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Academic digital library in Malaysia: A case study on the status of digital reference services


Wan Dollah, Wan Ab. Kadir and Abdul Kadir, Razilan (2010) Academic digital library in Malaysia: A case study on the status of digital reference services. In: National Seminar on Information Technology in the Library, 3-5 August 2010, Bayview Hotel, Penang, Malaysia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This paper highlights the current status of digital library services provided by selected public academic libraries in Malaysia. The drift from traditional library to digital library architecture has set drastic changes in favor of adopting knowledge-gain mechanisms via the use of networked and digital environments. With diversity of functions, academic digital library is seen the most awaiting proxy in changing the information culture among academic users. This paper in general attempts to highlight the phenomena of using digital library system in public universities in Malaysia. The focal of the discussion is on digital reference services of academic digital library.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: digital library, academic digital library, digital reference services
Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
Divisions: Perpustakaan Sultanah Bahiyah
Depositing User: Mrs. Juwita Johari
Date Deposited: 10 Aug 2010 06:57
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2010 06:57
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/559

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