'Libraries of the Future' will use technology to enhance
Last updated 4/19/2007 at Noon
Among the March 20 actions of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors was the presentation of a report on “Libraries of the Future” for the County Library system, and library director Jose Aponte emphasized that technology won’t eliminate physical libraries but instead will enhance them.
“They’re no longer passive places, but they’re active ones with impact,” Aponte said.
Aponte stressed that the stereotypical librarian with a turtleneck and glasses on a string wasn’t the image of the 21st century library system. “This plan relies heavily on technology, creativity, and...