@ruskin147 – librarian takes on Google books

via @ruskin147   new blog post from BBC  technology correspondant Rory Cellan-Jones – a librarian takes on Google Books

What’s the point of a library or a librarian in the digital era? Who needs a physical space for books and archives, and librarians to police their use, when all that material will soon be available to anyone with a decent internet connection at the click of a mouse?

On a visit to the National Library of Wales in Aberystwyth last week, I got a few answers to those questions.”

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