Wednesday, August 03, 2005

Lorcan Dempsey's weblog: Moving up the value chain

Lorcan Dempsey's weblog: Moving up the value chain:
"And sitting there, it occurred to me that much of what libraries are doing in a network environment is also looking to move up the value chain - looking not just to make resources available on the network but to make them useful in new ways."
Lorcan is ultimately asking the question of whether libraries are facing commoditization. Is information becoming a commidity? And if so, what does that mean for Libraries? For Librarians?