Future of Libraries: General Readings

Additional reading

Paper from The Center for College Affordability and Productivity, another think tank:
Article on downsizing physical collections in academic libraries (with examples):
According to IPEDS 2014 data, 3% of colleges have “electronic only” library collections:

Examples of All Digital Libraries

Here are a few examples of libraries that are 100% digital:
1.       University of California Merced “Not what other research libraries are, what they will be.”
2.       Florida Polytechnic University
3.       University of Central Florida Medical School
4.       University of Texas
5.       BiblioTech County Library

Education Advisory Board

About the EAB

Academic Provosts 2009 report on the future of libraries