Should Libraries Evolve or Reinvent Themselves?


Think of the challenges: the Detroit automakers, healthcare, the energy crisis, and the economy just to name a few. Evolve or reinvent? Think of the Google Generation and libraries. Do we evolve or reinvent ourselves? In this presentation, a foundation of research is used to develop a new theory of school libraries as an example of what a reinvention might look like. However, can a field actually reinvent itself?