16 Association of Research Libraries Research Library Issues 296 2018 Figure 4. Roundtable for Digital Practice11 In practice, we cannot fit everyone who might need or want to be at the table, but we can be sure that the combination of people at the table and who have access to the table is inclusive, representative, and responsive. Emerging Distributed Digital Practice In part, what we are experiencing is a shift to an emerging generation of digital practice. Generations of practice reflect the problems each emerged to address. People working in teams within and across domains, organizations, and communities develop and share tools, techniques, skills, and experiences. As new technologies emerge, a new generation of practice will be needed that is suited to the new and evolved capabilities, needs, and gaps of that combination of technologies. Each new generation should build on previous
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