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Town Hall & Infographic: What’s the future of the library in the age of Google?

What’s the future of the library in the age of Google?

Townhall – join us Sept. 28th: The end of books and libraries?

For anyone who missed yesterday’s edition of Cross Country Checkup on CBC radio, on the future of libraries with Peter Mansbridge and Ken Roberts the podcast is available at http://podcast.cbc.ca/m…/podcasts/checkup_20140928_58816.mp3

 

Digital technology is changing the way we store information, and how we learn from it.
Does it make sense to stack printed books in costly buildings when virtual libraries are just a mouse-click away?

What’s the future of the local library in the age of Google?

Join special guest host Peter Mansbridge, along with the staff and students of the digital humanities program live from the University of Waterloo’s Stratford Campus, for peek into the future of libraries and learning.

September 28th live 4-6 pm
Doors open at 3pm
Admission free. Everyone welcome

University of Waterloo Stratford Campus
125 St. Patrick St
Stratford, Ontario
N5A 2L5

Links

Royal Society of Canada

Globe and Mail

Guelph Tribune

Macleans

National Post

Wired

Institute for the Future

Others

http://www.cbc.ca/checkup/episode/2014/09/28/whats-the-future-of-the-library-in-the-age-of-google/

Canada's libraries infographic

Stephen

Posted on: September 26, 2014, 4:16 pm Category: Uncategorized