Sunday, May 11, 2014

The death of the reading library

Samuel Williams at The Spectator
"‘Quiet Zone: No Laptops Please’. So read the paper signs stapled as an afterthought in a dust-cloaked corner of the Radcliffe Camera. The Rad Cam is the magnificent Palladian dome at the heart of Oxford’s Bodleian Library."
Well, sure, laptop keyboards make distracting noise. But what about e-readers or touchscreen tablets? (via University Bookman)

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