| March 27, 2012

The Digital Public Library of America: Why Library and Information Students Should Care

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  1. Posted March 28, 2012 at 6:46 am | Permalink
     

    I like our school library the way it is. I just hope that with the rising popularity of digital libraries and such won't kill the legacy the library has brought to us.

    • Dorotea Szkolar
      Posted April 4, 2012 at 7:07 am | Permalink
       

       I hope not either.  Still, I don't necessarily see the rise of digital libraries as so much a threat/replacement to traditional library spaces, but rather a way to enhance them and facilitate connections in knowledge!

      • Ramirez Asare
        Posted April 15, 2012 at 4:11 pm | Permalink
         

         i agree to your statement..Digital libraries can't "kill" institutional libraries just like virtual reference services didn't kill classic reference services. I think digital libraries are like a new way to enlarge the access to everybody!

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