In the Year 2062?  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9 

In looking ahead to the midcentury, we can safely predict upheavals, conflict, and stunning change. But another statement made by Wakeman in 1962 — a time not that dissimilar to our own — gives us reason to hope:

"That librarians have the courage and the wisdom and the vitality to meet these needs we have never doubted..."(29).

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Library 21: Library of the Future Conceptual Framework