From cloud services to smart assistants, campus libraries are rewriting the book on innovation.
“A few years ago, for example, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte’s J. Murrey Atkins Library moved all its infrastructure to Amazon Web Services. It has never looked back, says Bob Price, the library’s associate dean of technology and digital strategies.”
Editor’s Note: Not a research library after all, and no documents except online.. not so good, even in the 21st Century…
“But the center, which will cost an estimated $500 million, will also differ from the complexes built by Barack Obama’s predecessors in another way: It won’t actually be a presidential library.In a break with precedent, there will be no research library on site, and none of Mr. Obama’s official presidential records. Instead, the Obama Foundation will pay to digitize the roughly 30 million pages of unclassified paper records from the administration so they can be made available online.”