[Irtalk] African libraries that adapt can take the continent's knowledge to the world

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Tue Aug 25 14:27:37 SAST 2015

South African librarians were shocked in 2013 when one of the top
researchers at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology claimed that he
no longer needed the library to do his research.

*Professor Johannes Cronje’s paper echoed an increasingly common way of
thinking. Why, after all, do we need libraries when the Internet does such
a good job of providing us with information?*

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