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Buildings, Books, and Bytes

Published by Benton Foundation
Funded by the W. K. Kellogg Foundation


B enton Foundation, at the request of the W. K. Kellogg Foundation, published Buildings, books, and bytes in November 1996. The report reveals what library leaders and the public have to say about the future of libraries in the digital age. Follow the links below to read the HTML version of the report.

Table of contents


Executive summary

Chapter 1: Public visions, private reflections

Chapter 2: Public support for libraries

Chapter 3: Key public policies as the context for libraries

Chapter 4: The prospects for a coordinated, collaborative effort

Appendix: Public opinion survey on the future of libraries in the digital age

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