“Google books: books only a computer could love.” The idea being that, well, there are probably more than a few books in our collections that haven’t been checked out by anyone since being acquired. And probably some that have escaped attention all together.
Still, it’s exciting to think about the books being unfettered from the physical libraries, the stacks, the access policies, etc. Accessible to a much wider audience, even the homely may find someone to love them. Or at least books not constrained by copyright….
Merrilee Proffitt is Senior Manager andprovides project management skills and expert support to institutions within the OCLC Research Library Partnership.