Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Publication Date

3-19-2015

Abstract

How do we create the library of the future? Throughout my library career I've attempted to make the library of the future a reality. Starting with Holorith cards to Dialog and BRS AfterDark, to COMCats and Online catalogs, to CD-ROM database networks, to Gopher, InfoTrac 2000, and the Web; from paper to media to bits; from preservation to digital curation; from owning and storing to licensing and accessing to creating and collaborating, I learned that we're always creating the library of the future, that it's always just beyond our reach. While everything is new, much remains and some returns.

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Presented at the 2015 Library Technology Conference held at Macalester College, St. Paul, MN, on 18-19 March 2015.

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