Top 10 Reasons Why Libraries are still Important?
Most of people predict that the digital age will wipe public bookshelves clean and permanently end the centuries-old era of libraries. Despite their perceived obsolescence in the digital age both libraries and librarians are irreplaceable for many reasons. Well! Some of the reasons are listed below: information on the web has engendered the false assumption that everything can be found online. But it's simply not true.
7. Mobile Devices are not the End of Books or LibrariesWell! Predictions of the "end of the book" are a predictable response to digitization and other technologies and the crystal ball of some in the pro-paper crowd seems to also reveal a concomitant crumbling of civilization.
8. Library Attendance isn't Falling It's Just More VirtualNow number of schools offering online degrees is constantly on the rise and many of these schools are improving their virtual libraries by the day.
10. Eliminating Libraries would Cut Short an Important Process of Cultural EvolutionLibrary that we are most familiar with today a public or academic institution that lends out books for free is a product of the democratization of knowledge. Books weren't always so affordable and private libraries or book clubs were a privilege of the rich. In reality the quality of the web depends on guidance from the library model.