This article warns academic libraries to "prepare for the digitization"
of online collections. It seems to be typical of the paranoid take on
the future of libraries: that somehow we're going to be marginalized
by technology. On the contrary, I firmly believe that the library
Renaissance is coming!
Check it out, from Gartner Research:
U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Digitizes Millions of Files — including Fingerprint Cards and Criminal History Folders - The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has recently digitized millions of its files — including fingerprint cards and criminal history folders. Ple...
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