This article lists ten trends in the library world + mentions areas the library needs to be ready for the future. Thomas Frey has some outside of the box thinking and ideas - worth your time to read.
The Future of Libraries Beginning the Great Transformation
By Thomas Frey, Executive Director of the DaVinci Institute
We have put together ten key trends that are affecting the development of the next generation library. Rest assured that these are not the only trends, but ones that have been selected to give clear insight into the rapidly changing technologies and equally fast changing mindset of library patrons.