TomeBoy pointed the way to Barbara Quint's Column in which she says combination of forces is putting pressure on the information profession. Oddly enough, one of the pressure points is ourselves and our "Open Access" movement.
"So what does this all mean? Fewer, Better Libraries run by Fewer, Better Librarians. And what about the rest of the profession? Where do they go for employment? Do they retreat to battle lines against the oncoming forces? Do they cling to children's reading rooms? Do they end up penning anti-digital diatribes for publication in print issues of the Flat World Monthly?"