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Brick-and-Mortar Libraries in the 21st-Century: An Oxymoron?
Nov 5th, 2009
11:45 AM - 12:35 PM
Korbel Ballroom 3CMountain Time
Research libraries expand or renovate their facilities about every decade. With physical collections still growing, this cycle consumes capital investment capacity. Wouldn't we (and our users) be better off if our universities instead invested capital funds in new technologies? Do we need costly library buildings in the "heart of the university," and what purpose do they serve?