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Rethinking Ranganathan's Laws: New Expectations for Librarians & Digital Engagement?

This temporary page contains links and ideas for discussion for a Nov. 6, 2013 event at the Harrington School of Communication & Media at the University of Rhode Island. To add a link, click on the "edit" tab above and paste it in plain text at the bottom.

  • How technology is changing how students use the library -- Technology is changing the focus of school and public libraries. More librarians are teaching students how to research online, evaluate online sources, and use e-readers and other devices. "When they do research they go straight to the computers," high-school librarian Danna Bruns said. "It has changed what I purchase. We used to have a lot of nonfiction books that were used for research, and now it's more memoirs that you just want to read," Bruns added. Southeast Missourian (Cape Girardeau) (9/25) / LINK: http://www.semissourian.com/story/2007448.html