Save our books campaign at Ohio State

We all know that more and more content is being digitized. There are obvious advantages: easy to access from anywhere, takes up less space, may be easier to find. However, we rarely stop to consider the disadvantages. Some people at Ohio State considered them strongly enough to protest at the library. Here’s a story from The chronicle of higher education. http://chronicle.com/wiredcampus/article/3768/library-protesters-to-ohio-state-u-digitals-okay-but-save-our-books
I don’t know whether to be happy because someone cares enough to protest about something happening at the library or whether I should cry about how people don’t understand how difficult it is to manage content. Something to think about.

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