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With the enormous increase in the availability of digital content, and the growth in popularity of databases and search engines the role of the academic librarian is changing. The very quantity of content now available is placing new demands on students and researchers seeking the most relevant and current information.
The issue of information literacy, or the ability to use the latest technology to maximum effect during learning and research, is becoming an important one for librarians.