By Mark Y. Herring

The electronic age has remodeled info entry in ways in which few ever dreamed. however the afterclap of our electronic wonders has left libraries reeling as they're now not the manager contender in details delivery.
the writer supplies either sides—the internet aficionados, a few of them unhinged, and the conventional librarians, a few blinkered—a reasonable listening to yet misconceptions abound. net be-all and end-all fans are not any extra worthwhile than librarians who urge fellow pros to be all issues to everybody. the yankee Library organization, wildly democratic at its most sensible and worst, seems schizophrenic at the factor, unhelpfully. “My attempt here,” says the writer, “is to speak about the elephant within the room.”
Are libraries out of date? No! concludes the writer (also). The publication explores how libraries and librarians needs to and definitely can remain proper, vivid and enduring.

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