ICT as core business: will we prosper or drown?
McDonald, Carolyn & Davis, Kate (2010) ICT as core business: will we prosper or drown? In VALA2010 15th Biennial Conference and Exhibition : Connections.Content.Conversations, 9-11 February 2010, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Victoria, Australia.
Recent changes in IT organisations have resulted in changes to library IT support. Concurrently, new tools and systems for service delivery, have become available, but these require a move away from the traditional ICT model. Many libraries are investigating new models, including Software as a Service (SaaS), cloud computing and open source software. This paper considers whether the adoption of these tools and environments by libraries has occurred as a result of a lack of suitable ICT solutions and support ICT organisations. It also considers what skills library staff need in order to ensure sustainability, supportability, and ultimately, success.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > LIBRARY AND INFORMATION STUDIES (080700)|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Past > Schools > Information Systems
|Deposited On:||02 Dec 2011 00:01|
|Last Modified:||22 Oct 2013 23:15|
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