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By Mark Y. Herring

The electronic age has remodeled details entry in ways in which few ever dreamed. however the afterclap of our electronic wonders has left libraries reeling as they're not the manager contender in info delivery.
the writer supplies either sides—the net 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 fanatics are not any extra priceless than librarians who urge fellow execs 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Are libraries out of date?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 e-book explores how libraries and librarians needs to and definitely can stay suitable, brilliant and enduring.

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