Florida Matters: Libraries In The 21st Century
There was a time when the only place to get a book was to buy it from a store or borrow it from a library. Now in two clicks we can read it on an iPad. What’s the future role of libraries in today’s digital landscape?
This week on Florida Matters we're talking to people who work in libraries about what might be in store for the future.
Our guests include:
- Todd Chavez, Dean of Libraries for the University of South Florida.
- Mark Y. Herring, Dean of Library Services for Winthrop University and author of the book “Are Libraries Obsolete?: An Argument for Relevance in the Digital Age”
We’ll also take a brief look into the past.
Tuesday at 6:30 PM | Sunday at 7:30 AM on WUSF 89.7
Monday at 10:00 PM on WSMR 89.1
Robin Trohn Sussingham is a reporter and program host at WUSF Public Broadcasting, and is the producer of Florida Matters. She came to WUSF from public radio stations KUER and KCPW in Utah, has contributed stories to NPR and Marketplace, and also has an extensive background in print reporting. She was born in Lakeland and often reports about Polk County.
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