Dennis Massie has a nice post over on HangingTogether. A set of Haiku about collections – they relate to issues discussed at a recent planning event about managing collections in changing times. With difficulty, I limit myself to one here:
On the library as destination:
(End-user POV) Gather my gadgets Destination: library My friends will be there
Libraries are not ends in themselves, but serve the interests of the organizations of which they are a part. As university emphasis varies around research, education and career poles, we can expect to see libraries evolve to support those emphases more strongly.