February 2, 2007
Conan the Librarian fights back. He will not go quietly into that dark night…
33 Reasons Why Libraries and Librarians are Still Extremely Important
“Many predict that the digital age will wipe public bookshelves clean, and permanently end the centuries-old era of libraries. Technology’s baffling prowess and progress even has one librarian predicting the institution’s demise.
“He could be right.
“But if he is, then the loss will be irreplaceable. As libraries’ relevance comes into question, they face an existential crisis at a time they are perhaps needed the most. Despite their perceived obsoleteness in the digital age both libraries – and librarians – are irreplaceable for many reasons. 33, in fact. We’ve listed them here:
1. Not everything is available on the internet…”
2. Digital libraries are not the internet…”
3. The internet isn’t free…”
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