"Steven C. Barr(x)" <[log in to unmask]> wrote: >This, in turn, asks another question..."What is the basic function >of library?"
As things change so very quickly, that is indeed a very good question. By an odd coincidence, yesterday I offered to teach a graduate seminar, "What is a library?"
>However, all libraries share one basic function...to provide >whatever information is desired (or is most likely to be desired)
>by its users.
If we think of libraries as "brick and mortar," libraries are more about history than current information.