Neglect of Australian library resources a national trend

Submitted by Blake on Wed, 10/15/2003 - 14:09

A Short One From Australia quotes Rupert Murdoch "Lack of public, private and government funding has driven our libraries to downsize and cost-cut at the very time they should be at their most productive," he said.

"The number of Australian students at higher education has steadily grown, but the staff at our university and research libraries have had to be reduced."