Border country


I spoke at the Taiga Forum early last week in Chicago. Readers may be interested in the provocative statements that were produced for the meeting, their level of provocation depending on your asssessment of the current state of, and prospects for, the research library.
These were discussed by attendees, and Scott Walter provides an overview on ACRLog.
My sense of the discussion corroborated much that one hears more generally about more clearly defining the role and value of the research library in changing times.

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