This week the British library released a report of research designed "to identify how the specialist researchers of the future, currently in their school or pre-school years, are likely to access and interact with digital resources in five to ten years’ time." (See "Google Generation Myth" Report.)
The Library has provided a recording of the press conference of the release of the report at the British Library on January 16, 2008.
- Recording of the Wednesday 16 January launch event (MP3, 77min 22sec, 66.3MB)
The recording includes:
- Lord Triesman, Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Innovation, Universities, and Skills: keynote speech (minutes 2-17)
- Ian Rowlands and Professor David Nicholas, the report’s authors from the Centre for Information Behaviour and the Evaluation of Research (CIBER) at the University College London (minutes 17-30)
- Dr Malcolm Read, Executive Secretary, JISC (minutes 30-37)
- Dame Lynne Brindley DBE, Chief Executive British Library (minutes 37-46)
- Questions and Answers
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