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Dude Doesn’t Get Libraries

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If you’re a librarian, you’ve probably come across the op-ed by MG Siegler on Techcrunch. It can be interpreted as “outsider baits group and revels in group response.” Put in the context of other anti-library pieces, one may discover some patterns. For a piece that is critical of libraries, but encouraging of discussion, I recommend Seth Godin’s post “Future of the Libraries.” How does the tone shape the discussion versus the latter pieces? What is Godin trying to communicate?

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