American homes today are triple the size they were in the 1950s. And with more space has come more stuff. But a growing number of advocates say it is time to simplify. The lure of the minimalist lifestyle – and what it could mean for our health and happiness.
Google has announced plans to work with some of the world’s leading research libraries to make millions of books from their collections freely available on the Web. A panel discusses what the trend toward online access means for students, scholars, publishers, libraries, and the way all of us use the Internet.
- Carla Hayden director of the Enoch Pratt Free Library and past president of the American Library Assn
- Danny Sullivan editor of Search Engine Watch.
- Patricia Schroeder president of the Assocation of American Publishers
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