As the University continues to embrace the digital age, libraries have undergone a dramatic transformation in order to keep up with students’ needs and preference
“The landscape has changed,” said Edwin Quist, associate University librarian for research and outreach services.
Though he and many of his colleagues appreciate Wikipedia, he said he worries students have the “notion that you’re finding everything when you make a quick search,” he said. “What you’re missing is what we’re good at helping you find, the stuff you’re not seeing when you make that Google search.”
“We offer a banquet,” Quist added. “With the Google box, all you get is dessert.”
As the University moves into the digital age, library research and services have undergone a dramatic transformation in order to keep up with students’ needs and preferences. At least 438,636 additional e-books have been acquired and made accessible to the community since 2007, Quist wrote.
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