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Research and academic libraries, as well as academic publishers, belong to the sub-category of the infosphere known as “Institutions of Knowledge.” Libraries, however, have made few contributions to the development and utilization of the Internet, and now face a situation in which Google is replacing libraries as the primary research destination of scholars and students. The theories of leading Czech contemporary philosopher, Miroslav Petricek, may provide a construct for better understanding such developments and providing pathways for situating and developing library products and services within these new infosphere realities.

Date of Authorship for this Version

July 2008


Miroslav Pet?í?ek; Ontologies