[Irtalk] Academic Library Autopsy Report, 2050 - Commentary - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Wed Jan 1 18:06:03 SAST 2014

The academic library has died. Despite early diagnosis, audacious denial in
the face of its increasingly severe symptoms led to its deterioration and
demise. The academic library died alone, largely neglected and forgotten by
a world that once revered it as the heart of the university. On its
deathbed, it could be heard mumbling curses against Google and something
about a bygone library guru named Ranganathan.

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