I always thought that no matter what books and ebooks could live side by side happily ever after.
I’m starting to doubt this now.
An new all digital library is to be opened in Texas this year and I’m torn between the excitement of, ‘wow this is an amazing technological advancement and will save the trees!’ and, ‘but… what about books?’
One day will all libraries be digital, with paper based books becoming nothing more than a nostalgic novelty?
I know that if this does happen it will take a long time, but the possibility that it might happen at all is immensely saddening to me.
Here is the original article, what do you think?