Do We Still Need Libraries? | John Palfrey

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The four debaters (so far) are Luis Herrera, director of the San Francisco Public Library (and a board member of the Digital Public Library of America); Susan Crawford, visiting professor at Harvard Law School; Buffy J.

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One response to “Do We Still Need Libraries? | John Palfrey

  1. One can comment on the ease of use or the world function of digital media but one thing it can not replace is the written word. Whether it is religious, profane or just plain funny, the digital book can be changed with a “click of the mouse” and transformed by an author known or unknown. The latest “trap” was Governor Rick Perry’s idea to re-write the history books for Texas K-12. Disregaring his intellect, what misinformation would have been spun here.

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