More books and reports on the future of academic libraries

I haven't done one of these in a while, so there's quite a backlog to clear.



As usual, if you know of any reports or books that I might have missed, please let me know either at jdupuis at yorku dot ca or in the comments.

BTW, here's a list of all the related posts:

And yes, I have been (slowly) working on a master list of all the books and reports I've mentioned in those posts.


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Very useful! I have put a link to this post on my twitter ( What I miss sometimes are studies and reports which are strictly related to different type of libraries, so this list is welcomed.
Francesco, Rome (Italy)