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Libraries See Opening as Bookstores Close


Source: The New York Times

As librarians across the nation struggle with the task of redefining their roles and responsibilities in a digital age, many public libraries are seeing an opportunity to fill the void created by the loss of traditional bookstores. They are increasingly adapting their collections and services based on the demands of library patrons, whom they now call customers.

Today’s libraries are reinventing themselves as vibrant town squares, showcasing the latest best sellers, lending Kindles loaded with e-books, and offering grass-roots technology training centers.

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This entry was posted on December 27, 2012 by in Ethics, Identity, Learning/ Knowledge, Organizational Change and tagged , , , , .

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