I'm inclined to think that secondary materials are in greater danger of disappearing from the Public's access than are primary materials - if only because they are being distributed in ways that keep them out of reach: restrictive licensing agreements; great cost in obtaining access; and, pragmatic obstacles, such as lack of bandwidth or lack of adequate equipment. Since secondary materials are the true keys to unlocking the meaning of primary law, might not the consequences be dire?
-- Richard Leiter
Pew Research Center’s “Libraries at the Crossroads” Report - The Pew Research Center has released Libraries at the Crossroads: The public is interested in new services and thinks libraries are important to communitie...
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