At their recent annual meeting, the ACRL Research Committee released a list of their top ten assumptions for the future of academic and research libraries. Coming in at #8: "Distance Learning will be an increasingly common option in higher education, and will co-exist but not threaten the traditional bricks-and-mortar model." If you visit that link in IE you can listen to an mp3 of a discussion of this list. If you're on Firefox, the recording is here.
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