Why?

A central ethos of libraries since their nascence has been empowerment through information.  This mission has currently grown to global lengths, and addressing these issues is now a task on an enormous, international scale.  Yet, computers, the Internet, technology, and the digital divide are just a handful of areas in the larger issue of what I feel is the duty of libraries in this so-called global age.  With significantly more potential than ever to disseminate information, skill sets, technology, and empowerment through knowledge and awareness, this task is also more difficult than ever.  This blog aims to delve deeply into the ideological as well as the pragmatic issues that libraries must now address in order to remain relevant, active, and purposeful.

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