Research Libraries’ Future

Dame Lynne Brindley, the former CEO of the British Library and recently elected Master of Pembroke College, Oxford, presents a set of key themes tied to the future of research libraries in the 21st Century.

She dealt with may of them during her 12 years heading the British Library and prior career in university research libraries.

Some of the topics she discusses include the following:

-changing media habits,

-trust in institutions

-core challenges facing libraries in digital archiving,

-opening legacy collections,

-open access and copyright,

-search and navigation,

-the rise of massive online open courses, and

-the future of the physical library.



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