in General, Libraries/Info Sci, Tech

Flame Shields to Full!

I’m on my way to bed, but just ran across an article:

Primitivist OR Luddite AND Librarian

It’s rather… inflammatory to say the least.

Here’s the ending line:

“Perhaps it is time to throw the computers and the tech-savvy librarians out of our libraries.”

I’m not sure quite what to make of it yet, except to say that I obviously disagree. Still being in school, I’m probably not qualified to respond to many of the points anyway. So here’s some good responses from others wiser than I that I agree with 100%:

From Greg

From Steven

P.S. – I’ve updated my Permalink structure to something more logical. If you’ve got any links to entries saved, you’ll probably have to update them. Sorry! But now it’s a much clearer system I think.