Thursday, November 30, 2006
This seems like a change that will soon be inevitable for all libraries, except for, perhaps, the Amish. With online shopping, movie rentals, and everything else you could imagine, it seems that an online library would be a logical step to keep up. However, at the time being, I still feel that having an actual, physical library, with actual physical books is something that will be desired by many. I don't know about everyone else, but I know that I like to be able to hold a book in my hand, mark things, and read it over and over until it's all floppy and broken in. You can't do that with an electronic book (not yet, anyway. The humanity of a library is something that I feel would be lost with Library 2.0.