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The Library in the Digital Age

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Contributor(s): Alan Bracey, Ed Fay, Sue Donnelly

Released on 7 December 2010.

As widespread digitisation of books triggers the most significant shift in reading habits since the Gutenberg press, what happens to the libraries? Will they become mere book museums, insulated storehouses to safe-keep books from physical decay? And when everything in print is digitized, why will we still need librarians?

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