Thumbing a ride into history?
Submitted by Martin on July 17, 2009 - 12:58pm
<a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/2009/0717/p09s01-coop.html">From today's CSM</a>. Libraries were once a sacred secular space of silence and reverence, before they became the noisy computer labs they now are, with their jingle of ringtones, clattering keyboards, and unquenchable printers. And we reference librarians had a higher, more dignified calling than merely changing the printer paper. Once the captains of the information superhighway, librarians are now thumbing a ride into history.