Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Libraries at Risk

A podcast of of a seminar by David McKitterick, Librarian at Trinity College, Cambridge given at the Institute of Historical Research, last November:

Several recent cases have drawn attention to the fragility of libraries as we know them - both large and small. In a world of changing attitudes to books, as well as perennial problems of cash shortage, how can library historians in particular contribute to a debate that will become even more urgent in the next few years?

For a complete list of podcasts on a wide range of historical topics available from the IHR: