Introduction. Rewriting libr@ries: Space, knowledge and capital
Kapitzke, Cushla & Bruce, Bertram C. (2006) Introduction. Rewriting libr@ries: Space, knowledge and capital. In Kapitzke, Cushla & Bruce, Bertram C. (Eds.) Libr@ries: Changing information space and practice. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Mahwah N.J., xxv-xlvii.
This chapter is the introduction to the edited collection, ‘Libr@ries: Changing information space and practice’ (Kapitzke & Bruce, 2006). Libraries have traditionally been framed in terms of places, as mere repositories of organized collections. By contrast, within current digital contexts, the authors insert the symbol ‘a’ into the word ‘libr@ry’ to signify evolving discursive spaces and practices of libr@ries that are infused by, and in turn infuse, technological logics and economic values. That is, the arobase represents recursive processes through which digital technologies are assimilated into existing material and informational conditions through relations of space, knowledge, and capital under the combined pressures of commodification and globalization.
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|Keywords:||Libr@ry studies, arobase space, arobase knoweldge, arobase capital, political economy, library and information sciences, cybraries, digital libraries|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2006 Lawrence Erlbaum Associates|
|Deposited On:||10 Apr 2007 00:00|
|Last Modified:||10 Aug 2011 13:15|
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