Why are Libraries are in trouble?

A Neat Post From Librarian.net on the many causes of our many problems.

Jessamyn says libraries are doing badly because people are having to make tough choices about where their money is going and they’re chosing policemen over librarians. She also takes a jab at the silly “librarian shortage” fallacy.

Please also note the nod to the upcoming “librarian shortage” coming at a time when hundreds of library students can’t find work and tell me how much ALA should be promoting higher library school enrollment?

Libraries are in trouble, what can we do about it?