image from Quintessential
“People still think of libraries as old dusty books on shelves, and it’s a perception we’re always trying to fight,” said Michael Colford, director of information technology at the Boston Public Library. “If we don’t provide this material for them, they are just going to stop using the library altogether.”
What’s wrong with dusty old books on shelves I ask? Though I can see their argument and good on NYPL for seeing the solution.