Didyouknow. For:seanfitz. Solar. Opinion: Moving beyond Web 2.0. FRONTLINE: digital nation: watch the full program. Seth's Blog: The future of the library. What should libraries do to become relevant in the digital age?
They can't survive as community-funded repositories for books that individuals don't want to own (or for reference books we can't afford to own.) More librarians are telling me (unhappily) that the number one thing they deliver to their patrons is free DVD rentals. That's not a long-term strategy, nor is it particularly an uplifting use of our tax dollars. Learning to Change-Changing to Learn. Timeline of trends and events.