This document was written to guide my comments at the MINITEX conference: Reference Services in Minnesota: Dead or Alive, held on Thursday, November 9, 1995, at the Earle Brown Center at the University of Minnesota, St. Paul Campus. The conference was organized to discuss the themes set forward in "Is Traditional Reference Service Obsolete," the lead article for the Symposium on Reference Service in Journal of Academic Librarianship, volume 21, number 1, January 1995.
Ewing, M. Keith, "Reference Services in Minnesota: Alive or Dead?" (1995). Library Faculty Working Papers. 1.