School of Oriental and African Studies Library You may borrow from SOAS on production of your IoE registration card.
21st century libraries Libraries continue to collect books and journals for research and provide spaces where you can study and employ librarians who can help But there are also places to talk; computers & televisions lots of self-service
What is happening in the electronic world? E-journals Databases E-books Gateways Links to external/ free resources Online help on web pages and in VLEs
The future needs of libraries Digitisation work at the BL requires storage space of six terabytes per year By 2020 40% of the UK research output will be in electronic format only Libraries need staff who can manage resources and clients who can make sense of them
Why such an emphasis on information literacy? Information literacy is knowing when and why you need information, where to find it, and how to evaluate, use and communicate it in an ethical manner.