The Academic Library and the Net Gen Student

The Academic Library and the Net Gen Student: Making the Connections

As students embrace new Web 2.0 technologies like MySpace, YouTube, and RSS feeds, libraries also need to take charge. Based on actual work-practice studies of students and faculty -- original research conducted at the University of Rochester -- this visionary guide maps potentially vibrant futures for academic libraries.

Academic librarians in public services, technology and administration now have the tools to better understand the integral role of technology in the social and academic lives of undergraduates (the net generation).