BiblioTech : why libraries matter more than ever in the age of Google / John Palfrey.

"Libraries today are more important than ever. More than just book repositories, libraries can become bulwarks against some of the most crucial challenges of our age: unequal access to education, jobs, and information. In BiblioTech, educator and technology expert John Palfrey argues that anyon...

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Main Author: Palfrey, John, 1972- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: New York : Basic Books, A Member of the Perseus Books Group, [2015]
Table of Contents:
  • Crisis : a perfect storm
  • Customers : how we use libraries
  • Spaces : the connection between the virtual and the physical
  • Platforms : what cloud computing means for libraries
  • Hacking libraries : how to build the future
  • Networks : the human network of librarians
  • Preservation : collaboration, not competition, to preserve culture
  • Education : libraries and connected learners
  • Law : why copyright and privacy matter so much
  • Conclusion : what's at stake.