An eLearning resource is part of the Bush re-election platform:
If he is re-elected come Nov. 2, President George W. Bush’s education proposals for his second term would include plans to build an eLearning Clearinghouse to promote all the online courses available to students and adults from both public and private sources. [eSchool News online]
(Spotted on the Academic ADL Co-Lab News Report (closed circulation).)
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.