Statements On Future Of Libraries

Kept-Up Academic Librarian featured a post today about an article from the summer 2005 issue of Tennessee Libraries that offers interviews with 25 librarians on the future of libraries. The interviewees mostly discuss academic libraries. I found myself agreeing with as many as I disagreed with. I tend to see the importance of user education and the integration of ourselves and our resources into the teaching and learning process. That theme is mentioned, but perhaps not as strongly as I would have put it. I was at least pleased to see that John Shank, co-founder of the Blended Librarians Online Learning Community was interviewed.