Federation of Ontario Public Libraries

Technology hasn’t killed public libraries – it’s inspired them to transform and stay relevant

https://theconversation.com/technology-hasnt-killed-public-libraries-its-inspired-them-to-transform-and-stay-relevant-100900

“Critically and most revealingly, libraries are evaluated based on traditional metrics, such as loan and membership numbers, capturing only a fraction of the full value they contribute to our individual and collective life. Failure to recognize this by governments and policymakers puts at risk the diverse and nuanced ways libraries might shape Australia’s future.”

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