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A recent article in Campus Review talks about some of the ways that academic libraries (and consequently librarians) are changing in response to increased digitisation of resources.  From the article:

The next generation of professional librarians are enrolled in information management degrees. They need to be given the explosion in digital information, reports Jeremy Gilling.

The information revolution has transformed the world of libraries. Books are still borrowed, though in decreasing numbers, while information is increasingly held in electronic form. Librarians’ role now is to guide students and staff through an increasingly self-service environment, and spaces are being redesigned to facilitate this process…

Click here to read the full Campus Review article “It’s bigger than just libraries”.

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