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What's the future of the library in the age of Google?

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Sunday, September 28, 2014 | Categories: Episodes, Special Events and Programs 0

Charles Rennie Mackintosh Library, Glasgow

Charles Rennie Mackintosh Library, Glasgow

Townhall - join us Sept. 28th: The end of books and libraries?

Digital technology is changing the way we store information, and how we learn from it.
Does it make sense to stack printed books in costly buildings when virtual libraries are just a mouse-click away?

What's the future of the local library in the age of Google?

Join special guest host Peter Mansbridge, along with the staff and students of the digital humanities program live from the University of Waterloo's Stratford Campus, for peek into the future of libraries and learning.
September 28th live 4-6 pm
Doors open at 3pm
Admission free. Everyone welcome

University of Waterloo Stratford Campus
125 St. Patrick St
Stratford, Ontario
N5A 2L5

 

To follow along with the show online,at  http://www.cbc.ca/checkup/episode/2014/09/28/whats-the-future-of-the-library-in-the-age-of-google/