D-Lib Magazine, July/August 2006, Volume 12, Number 7/8, ISSN 1082-9873
A Service Framework for Libraries
Brian Lavoie OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc.
Geneva Henry Rice University
Lorcan Dempsey OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc.
Much progress has been made in aligning library services with changing (and increasingly digital and networked) research and learning environments. At times, however, this progress has been uneven, fragmented, and reactive. As libraries continue to engage with an ever-shifting information landscape, it is apparent that their efforts would be facilitated by a shared view of how library services should be organized and surfaced in these new settings and contexts.