Library Science at Artspace in New Haven through Jan. 28
by Susan Hood
November 9, 2011
Do you curl up with a book or a nook, kindle or iPad? Where do you turn for news and entertainment? Where do you go to learn?
Our browse-at-will, on-demand habits and reliance on the World Wide Web is changing myriad professions and institutions, arguably none as much as the field of Library and Information Science.
But isn't the internet a virtual library? Nope. Despite the pace of digitalizing books, images, and streaming audio, there is little to be had there, in comparison to libraries. Not just for reasons of copyright, licensing, and fee-based usage, either. [READ MORE...]