Adelaide 98: Pathways to knowledgePlenary session
Wednesday 28 October 1998
Threat or promise? The information society and the information profession
Mairéad Browne - University of Technology, Sydney
(9:00 - 10:00am)
New libraries, old values
Michael Gorman will speak on the future of libraries and the need to create and experience technological, organisational, and other change in the light of the enduring values of librarianship. Those values include service; democracy; a commitment to literacy and learning; intellectual freedom; preservation of the human record; and, rationalism.