Janes on the New Tools and the Old Ways

Via a great piece at LJ featuring Stephen Abram, Joe Janes and Roy Tennant:

“All of these things,” Janes says, “are opportunities.” Libraries today, he observes, cannot affort to be paralyzed, wed to old modes of service, bureaucratically pinned-down, or too reticent to take advantage of the fact that, in a world drowning in information, libraries should be more vital than ever.