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UTS Library Retrieval System

Any blog about the digital age, books and libraries without a mention of the new purpose-built Library Retrieval System (LRS) that recently opened at the University of Technology Sydney.

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Libraries in 2025 #aliafutures

FutureWhat will libraries be like in 2025?  Will their functions be outsourced to private firms, with roving librarians?  Or will libraries become spaces for community gatherings, rather than print collections?  Will there be a single National Library Card for access to all libraries?

These are just some of the possibilities for Australian libraries hypothesised in the ALIA Discussion Paper on the Future of the Profession, released this week.

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