The Role of Libraries in Economic Hard Times
Libraries today have become multimedia centers, offering not only books but DVDs, e-books and Internet access. They can also be an especially important community resource during times of economic hardship. A look at the future of libraries in a slowing economy.
executive director, Enoch Pratt Free Library
and past president of the American Library Association
President of the American Library Association. He is also the University Librarian at the Boatwright Memorial Library at the University of Richmond, Virginia.
Chief Librarian for the District of Columbia Public Library. She is the Former Executive Director of the Brooklyn Public Library.