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By Mark Y. Herring

The electronic age has reworked details 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 executive 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. web be-all and end-all lovers aren't any extra worthy than librarians who urge fellow execs to be all issues to every person. the yank 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Are libraries out of date?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 positively can stay correct, shiny and enduring.

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