When the Internet began growing in popularity, some predicted that books would become obsolete. But in fact the Internet has transformed the readers’ world, creating greater access to books and information about books and authors. This has also meant dramatic changes for researchers, and has prompted a shift in the role of libraries and librarians. A panel talks about how the Internet is changing the nation’s libraries, along with and our reading and research habits.

Guests

  • Kevin Guthrie President of JSTOR
  • Harriet Henderson Incoming president of the Public Library Assn, and a librarian in Montgomery Cty., Md.
  • Susan Martin Georgetown University Library

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