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What if you ran your bookstore like a library?

30 Apr 2008
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Ten years ago, stories like 'B&N: The New College Library' (LJ 2/1/98) and 'What If You Ran Your Library Like a Bookstore?' (American Libraries, 3/98) kicked up a controversy about the viability of libraries. Ironically, these days it's the book business that has an aura of crisis and gloom, while visits to libraries are surging. Over two billion items are checked out annually, and nearly all libraries offer free Internet access along with many of the amenities of a bookstore.

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