The Digital Gamble

Time Magazine has run a story (“…this isn’t your childhood library…”) that might prove prescient for Libraries across the globe. Is a digital transition an inevitable reality?

From TIME: The Future of Libraries: Short on Books, Long on Tech

“When was the last time you stepped into a library? Probably, not in a while. After all, when you have Google, you can look up anything with a smartphone or tablet….As library attendance declines, officials facing tough budget cutbacks see them as easy targets…”
Read more: http://www.mobiledia.com/news/181239.html#ixzz2XGTHo9mt

“…Technology crippled libraries, but they’re also helping them keep apace, as more people pick up e-readers at the cost of physical books…” 

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Did someone say E-Readers?

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