Skip to main content

View Diary: Library need your support. :-) (75 comments)

Comment Preferences

  •  When they start globally giving away kindles (6+ / 0-)

    and "content", you may be on to something.

    I agree there is a technological shift underway, but closing libraries now isn't a part of that.



    Those who do not move, do not notice their chains. Rosa Luxemburg

    by chuckvw on Sat Nov 17, 2012 at 11:31:01 AM PST

    [ Parent ]

    •  The reality I was describing was online access (1+ / 0-)
      Recommended by:
      chuckvw

      to the content. The Kindle comment was more to do with highlighting inevitable changes in content delivery.

      The real problem I didn't mention is that the practicalities of content preservation will come down to © and author's estates refusal to co-operate without enumeration ... and of course, the sheer difficulty without publishers being on board to share digital copies - The project relies on the belief that importance of libraries comes above those determined to oppose the idea.

      Republicans make America feel like the scariest place on Earth from the inside, and look bat-shit crazy from the outside.

      by UniC on Sat Nov 17, 2012 at 11:56:04 AM PST

      [ Parent ]

Subscribe or Donate to support Daily Kos.

Click here for the mobile view of the site