Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Digital News: A Library Without Books!

Florida Polytechnic University, the state's newest college, has a library, but the few actual (i.e., hard copy) volumes it possesses are kept off-campus at a shared facility. Instead, the university offers students access to books via their computers, readers, tablets, and other such devices.  In what may be a harbinger of things to come, FPU is among the first U.S. schools to utilize a fully digital library.

The following article, published by Reuters yesterday (25 August), may be of interest to readers:  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/25/us-usa-florida-library-idUSKBN0GP0W620140825.