Longevity and the library…

I’ve noticed a trend in big Hollywood films recently. When a character needs to find out some info about a past crime, find data about a previous environmental disaster, or dig up some dirt about a co-worker, the character more often than not jumps on a computer and pulls up all the info they need of the internet? Films like this show information as ubiquitous, out there in the ether, ready for you to grab with ease. But what is the reality of the information age we live in today? While this article does not cover all aspects of online information, it does address a common myth: that libraries are being superseded by the internet.

10 Reasons Why the Internet Is No Substitute for a Library

http://www.ala.org/ala/alonline/selectedarticles/10reasonswhy.cfm

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2 Responses to “Longevity and the library…”


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