The library was once a temple of books. But much of what filled library shelves is now available online, without you having to leave your computer or mobile. What are libraries doing to ensure they don’t become extinct? Well, it appears the library of the future will be a content creator, a publisher, and a conserver of ‘unique’ stuff.


Eli Neiburger
Associate Director for IT & Production, Ann Arbor District Library

Joe Murphy
Librarian, technology trend analyst, Director of Library Futures at Innovative Interfaces

Jane Cowell
Director of Regional Access and Public Libraries, State Library of Queensland

Simon Groth
Writer, editor, of fiction and non-fiction. Director of if:book Australia, exploring the future of the book

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