Despite the increasingly digital nature of information retrieval, both users and computers continue to occupy physical space, and the library – as place – offers an essential location for inspiration. In an age when one might assume that the digital negates the physical, a finite place can root the individual within space regarding both composition and information retrieval. In this seeking for the essentially human element of the physical book within space, we may also discover a need for the library as place.
Clark, Amanda C.R.
"Library As Place: Being Human in a Digital World,"
The Christian Librarian: Vol. 57
, Article 7.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.georgefox.edu/tcl/vol57/iss1/7