Death of Libraries Predicted

Plastic has picked up a wire article proclaiming the death of libraries.

Plastic's readers are having a thoughtful discussion about the place of libraries in education, and what's needed to make them effective:

"What astounds me is that [Massachusetts' neglect of school libraries] is in the face of overwhelming evidence that the presence of a library and a qualified library media specialist is just about the single most reliable predictor of school success there is." -- plastician superchick

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making the rounds

I believe this is the 3rd or 4th time in the past week that a link to this story has been posted to LISNews. I've deleted several other submissions in the queue. Since Ben included links to a discussion, I'll let this one stand.

As for the news that libraries are dying...I'm not shopping for my black suit yet.

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