Academic Library Autopsy Report 2050

Check out this article by Brian Sullivan from the January 2, 2011, issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education.  

Academic Library Autopsy Report 2050

Is this the future?  What do you think?


2 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Johanna on January 12, 2011 at 3:46 pm

    I don’t see this as bleak or scary, more as challenge! I love challenges.


  2. Posted by Liz on January 12, 2011 at 5:38 pm

    A pretty fun read. There will always be books, yes, but I think they will be much less common. I often wonder what we are doing to ensure we will be relevant in a future where owning something doesn’t matter. With electronic objects you stream what you want and you don’t need to own it. You certainly don’t need to go to a specific building on campus to find it.


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