BiblioTech

BiblioTech Libraries Today Are Important Than Ever More Than Just Book Repositories, Libraries Can Become Bulwarks Against Some Of The Most Crucial Challenges Of Our Age Unequal Access To Education, Jobs, And Information.In BiblioTech, Educator And Technology Expert John Palfrey Argues That Anyone Seeking To Participate In The 21st Century Needs To Understand How To Find And Use The Vast Stores Of Information Available Online And Libraries, Which Play A Crucial Role In Making These Skills And Information Available, Are At Risk In Order To Survive Our Rapidly Modernizing World And Dwindling Government Funding, Libraries Must Make The Transition To A Digital Future As Soon As Possible By Digitizing Print Material And Ensuring That Born Digital Material Is Publicly Available Online.Not All Of These Changes Will Be Easy For Libraries To Implement But As Palfrey Boldly Argues, These Modifications Are Vital If We Hope To Save Libraries And, Through Them, The American Democratic Ideal.

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  • Hardcover
  • 288 pages
  • BiblioTech
  • John Palfrey
  • English
  • 20 June 2017
  • 0465042996

10 thoughts on “BiblioTech

  1. says:

    This is a good overview of the state of libraries in America I heard the author speak about the future of libraries at a conference, and decided to check out his book Bibliotech makes the argument that libraries are still a valuable part of the community and need to be supported, but they also need to continue to grow and adapt with the times.As a librarian, I m passionate about supporting libraries and appreciate all of the services they provide to the public One of Palfrey s special project This is a good overview of the state of libraries in America I heard the author speak about the future of libraries at a conference, and decided to check out his book Bibliotech makes the argument that libraries are still a valuable...

  2. says:

    Not a good way to start out the new year While I agree with the message, it was too wordy redundant The introduction took 3o minutes repeated points half a dozen times then the first chapter began by repeating points already covered in the introduction.Libraries areimportant than ever, but people don t see them for what they really are They re historical repositories important for allowing everyone access to information freely, no matter what their economic statu Not a good way to start out the new year While I agree with the message, it was too wordy redundant The introduction took 3o minutes repeated points half a dozen times then the first chapter began by repeating points already covered in the introduction.Libraries areimportant than ever, but people don t see them for what they really are They re historical repositories important ...

  3. says:

    An insightful, thought provoking, and intelligent rallying cry for all who either work, love, or have an interest in the future of libraries HIGHEST POSSIBLE RECOMMENDATION

  4. says:

    This could have been a much better book.Ultimately, I didn t know who the intended audience was Was it a book intended to inspire librarians with all the new and exciting pathways they can and should continue to develop in their libraries Okay, then perhaps include case studies, illustrating especially how to innovate with ...

  5. says:

    If you havethan a passing interest in reading books and have grown up knowing what a good library is, this is a book you should be looking at If you haven t, well, you need to discover what you are missing Despite Google being infinitelypowerful andresponsive than a traditional library, there is still something to be said about a library, staffed by professional librarians, that we should not throw away and lose Clearly libraries need to keep up with the digital world, they c If you havethan a passing interest in reading books and have grown up knowing what a good library is, this is a book you should be looking at If you haven t, well, you need to discover what you are missing Despite Google being infinitelypowerful andresponsive than a traditional library, there is still something to be said about a library, staffed by professional librarians, that we should not throw away and lose Clearly libraries need to keep up with the digital world, they can act as crucial staging posts and trusted guides to disparate information Sure, we can all enter our search terms into Google and other search engines ...

  6. says:

    Originally published at Reading RealityThis week is National Library Week, so it seemed logical to review a book about libraries Not just because I am a librarian, but because I believe that libraries are important to our future as a democratic society.BiblioTech attempts to answer a question that most librarians and library workers face multiple times in any given month whether libraries are still relevant in an age where any information an average person or library user might desire ostens Originally published at Reading RealityThis week is National Library Week, so it seemed logical to review a book about libraries Not just because I am a librarian, but because I believe that libraries are important to our future as a democratic society.BiblioTech attempts to answer a question that most librarians and library workers face multiple times in any given month whether libraries are still relevant in an age where any information an average person or library user might desire ostensibly can be found in the palm of one s hand in other words, accessible on the internet via any smartphone.For those who believe that libraries primary purpose is to provide repositories for books, especially popular books, isn t everything anyone might want to read available for instant download as an ...

  7. says:

    John Palfrey channels passion and desire in making his case as to why libraries are relevant andneeded in this age of Google then ever He works on presenting a rational, yet passionate plea for the role libraries played in America s past and the part he thinks it needs to play in the present and future for the betterment of society.Palfrey provides a list of what he considers the problems facing today s libraries public use and understanding of libraries physical space versus virtual John Palfrey channels passion and desire in making his case as to why libraries are relevant andneeded in this age of Google then ever He works on presenting a rational, yet passionate plea for the role libraries played in America s past and the part he thinks it needs to play in the present and future for the betterment of society.Palfrey provides a list of what he considers the problems facing today s libraries public use and understanding of libraries physical space versus virtual space a desire to change libraries from locations to platforms although he does acknowledge that hybrid libraries will be a necessity for the near future networking for collection and preservation and a decent chapter on copyright He ends the book with a ten item list of what he thinks need to be done to make libraries relevant in the future.Despite his dry, passionate arguments, Palfrey s list stri...

  8. says:

    I have seen Palfrey speak a few times and, lest I sound to grouchy, I appreciate his ideas and devotion to libraries Perhaps because I was familiar with the evolution of DPLA and Palfrey s work at Harvard, much of this book felt like preaching to the choir The need to keep knowledge creation in noncommercial spaces, library as platform, the print plus digital age are all very important but how do we get the average library user interested in reading this book and exploring these ideas Who i I have seen Palfrey speak a few times and, lest I sound to grouchy, I appreciate his ideas and devotion to libraries Perhaps because I was familiar with the evolution of DPLA and Palfrey s work at Harvard, much of this book felt like preaching to the choir The need to keep knowledge creation in noncommercial spaces, library as platform, the print plus digital age are all very important but how do we get the average library user interested in reading this book and exploring these ideas Who is the audience for this book, really There is something that annoyed me, and it s going to sound snobbish though I don t mean it to be In the book, Palfrey addresses that he is not technically a Librarian since he never got an MLS It IS odd to me that someone making a name for himself as a library administrator and philosopher never pursued a library degree ...

  9. says:

    An interesting look at modern libraries and the changes we need to make to survive As a librarian, I see every day the number of people coming into the library with less than desirable technology skills and how it is causing issues in many parts of their lives From ebooks to online databases, remote learning, digitizing local history, libraries are having to quickly adapt to the new ways of getting information to their patrons while at the same time being ...

  10. says:

    I wanted this book to be so muchInstead, I didn t understand who the audience was supposed to be I was annoyed at the run of the mill suggestions I lost a lot of patience because of his should must ought usage I thought he disregarded low income and rural population He plugged DPLA too much and seemed to think paper was going to disappear at some future stage entirely And I noticed his blatant lack of concern toward how libraries are supposed to fund any of these ch...

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