Saving libraries and searching skills

Caitlin Moran eloquently expresses in Caitlin’s Moranifesto: Save our Libraries why Libraries still have their place in the age of the internet, and why we shouldn’t be content with just “Googling it”.

“Do we all want to be Googlesheep, herded to one bit of learning about each thing, or the biggest-rated video of a shark eating a man, or a cat riding around on a small hoover, because that’s what everyone else has looked at? I’d argue that we don’t – that that approach will lead to the death of creativity and cleverness and original thought”.

 

 

 

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