[Irtalk] Redefining the Academic Library - revisiting a landmark report — Library of the Future

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Mon Apr 13 22:32:08 SAST 2015

*The central point of their argument was simple: that libraries are
straddling two worlds, the ‘traditional’ print library, and the library
centered upon digital content.*  Simply put, their perspective is that the
former - often facing declining demand - represents the popular image of
the library. The second, which has emerged over the past 20 years, is now
the center of huge demand for digital tools, content, and services, an
environment which few of us are fully equipped to support.

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