Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln


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The role of libraries and librarians in the present century has generated heated intellectual arguments among different people. This to a large extent is due to the increasing amount of information available especially on the internet, and the use of information and communication technologies for library activities and operations. As a result of this, there have been assumptions, theories, laws and assertions that have sought to question the existence of the library, librarians and information science profession.

In the light of this, this study seeks to brings to the limelight the roles of libraries, librarians and other information professionals in the present century with a view to arouse the interest of people and make them see the relevance of libraries and librarians in the current information society.