The Cosmos of Libraries: From Alexandria to the Internet
MetadataShow full metadata
This article presents a blueprint for marketing libraries for the 21st century. Through an inspirational overview, this research presents an episodic outline for a documentary series to promote libraries surveying various historical and technological areas, among them: Great US and European libraries, The Ancient Library of Alexandria, Asian, African and Latin American Libraries, classificatory systems, digital libraries, the changing nature of the book, library as learning commons and information as commodity. This article is oriented towards library stakeholders and public interested in the future of libraries.