Posted by: bluesyemre | June 19, 2012

Wake-Up Call to Academic Librarians by Roy Tennant


  • Academic Libraries Face Big Challenges

Funding for academic libraries is dwindling while competitors are popping up everywhere. Accessing e-content is ridiculously complicated and fraught. Library staff have the wrong skills. Today, students and faculty have lots of easy ways to find the same stuff they used to rely on a library to provide. Tennant said that these issues, along with new mandates for higher ed, are changing the roles of libraries on campuses.

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