It keeps clicking for me, and the good news is it seems to be clicking with some other folks as well. So I think this should raise a question. This is a simple question, though it's 800+ words long: With whom does this need to click for it to matter? Does it need to click with the ALA? The directors of the ACRL libraries? If I'm wrong, and this is yet just one more "end of the libraries" time, then our profession live through it just fine. If you agree with me, who should we being trying to convince we're right? Let me explain a little what I'm talking about here.
Like Karen, Gandel's "Wrong Train?" gave me a couple new clicks:
1. This is another "end of the libraries" time when some people are very worried.
2. We are nodes. We are a small piece of a huge information industry that we used to have a monopoly on. -- Read More