The Guardian: "'The support to the academic and student communities from the qualified subject librarians, whatever its contribution to the teaching and research roles of the institution, is hard to justify in value-for-money terms at a time when the process of literature searches is substantially deskilled by online bibliographical resources.'"
The librarians at Bangor, the University of Wales are getting sacked since the students aren't in need of them. Says the leaders of Bangor. The librarians thinks otherwise... Rationalization the Googleway? (via mymarkup)