Information and the Future

This is the blog of the Information and the Future task force of the Rolfing Library at Trinity International University. The IF task force exists to explore the role of libraries in the future of Christian higher education.

Thursday, August 24, 2006

Getting books to patrons in a Flat World

While in Florida, I was discussing with Sean how delivery can provide service to Florida students. While he was grateful for what we have done for distance students. He asked if there might be ways to speed up the delivery of material.

Since that conversation I've been thinking about ways that libraries in general and Rolfing in particular may utilize Friedman's flatteners to more efficiently get our books into the hands of our students. Since then I've also come across


  • At 10:01 AM, Blogger arcee said…

    I think that the prediction of delivery feature (i.e. ships within three days) would be greatly appreciated by our patrons.


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