Why Books?

December 2006
School Librarian's Workshop;Dec2006/Jan2007, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p21
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the importance of books and their current situation in media centers. According to research, people who have more access to books read more and those who read more read better. However, there is a trend of the declining support for book budgets. Some think that there is a lesser need for books since students prefer to get information online. Another problem is that books in most libraries are outdated and neglected, which makes them less attractive to read.


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