Observations from the Field of Librarianship after Four Decades of Service to Children

Douglas, Janice
December 2008
Feliciter;2008, Vol. 54 Issue 6, p269
The article reports on the observations of journalist Marlene Eisner on the changes of librarianship in the Electronic Age. It cites that children are beginning to be dependent on virtual world rather than spending time reading books. She states that librarians are aware of the possibility that libraries will be phased out due to high maintenance cost in comparison with computers. In a survey, book readers achieve more success in academics compared with children who read books less.


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