Books aren't dead at university libraries

Books aren't dead at university libraries
To understand why so much money is being poured into the modern university library (the U.'s library costs more than $18 million a year to run), you have to expand your concept of a library beyond print.

This isn't to say the modern university library doesn't have books. They do. But the way students use a library goes beyond books to include e-books, research databases, classes, studying and socializing.


It explains it more later on but the first sentence is a problem

>When millions of books could be stored on a computer hard drive<

But ebooks aren't free, online journals aren't free. People (and even managers) still think that if it's online it's free or should be very cheap or at no cost to them.
There are more wonderful resources, but they still need to be paid for.

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