New Top 10 Reasons Why Libraries are still Important – Stephen’s Lighthouse New

Top 10 Reasons Why Libraries are still Important?

“Most of people predict that the digital age will wipe public bookshelves clean and permanently end the centuries-old era of libraries. Despite their perceived obsolescence in the digital age both libraries and librarians are irreplaceable for many reasons. Well! Some of the reasons are listed below:

1. Not Everything is Available on the Internet

Amazing amount of useful information on the web has engendered the false assumption that everything can be found online. But it’s simply not true.

2. Digital Libraries are not the Internet

Online library collections are different and typically include materials that have been published via rigorous editorial processes and are riddled with quantitative analysis instead of opinion. Types of materials include books, documents, newspapers, journals, magazines and reports which are digitized then stored and indexed through a limited-access database. Read more…

 

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