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Paths of the mind

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– This column aims to take a brief look at wayfinding in the digital age, and explores several opportunities that are on the horizon for libraries that could enhance the user experience for their patrons.


– This column provides a survey of the current views of wayfinding in the digital age.


– There is new technology being developed that increasingly blurs the lines between the digital and the physical.


– Devices such as the HoloLens and iBeacon, while nascent, will quickly become a standard for new approaches that people can use to interact with their environments integrating digital information. This affords libraries a unique opportunity over the course of the next 5-10 years to take advantage of this technology to assist patrons with their information needs.
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Keywords: Augmented reality; Cognitive navigation; Wayfinding

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, USA

Publication date: November 9, 2015

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