Editorial: Virtual Research Environments: What is the librarian's role?

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Title: Editorial: Virtual Research Environments: What is the librarian's role?
Authors: Wusteman, Judith
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/8072
Date: Jun-2008
Abstract: Virtual Research Environments (VREs) will increasingly change the face of research and librarians have a crucial role to play in their development and use. In the future, VREs should be as fundamentally integrated into the university library information space as Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs) are now. If VREs are to achieve their potential in supporting researchers, librarians need to ensure that they are involved at this early stage of their evolution so that they can influence their development.
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: Sage Publications
Journal: Journal of Librarianship and Information Science
Volume: 40
Issue: 2
Start page: 67
End page: 70
Copyright (published version): 2008 Sage Publications
Keywords: Virtual research environmentsVirtual learning environments (VLE)E-researchLibrarians
DOI: 10.1177/0961000608089342
Other versions: http://www.ucd.ie/wusteman/articles/wusteman-jolis-editorial.doc
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Information and Communication Studies Research Collection

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