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: But, if online catalogs, CD-ROMs, and other
: wonders of the electronic library pose a challenge, if not
: a threat to librarians, what about the Internet.  Once the
: masses learn to log on to it, will we be needed?

: I am reminded of a rather flip (but accurate) response I once heard when a
: teacher expressed the concern he would be "replaced by a computer." The
: reply was, "If you *can* be replaced by a computer, you should be."

: What do we as information specialists do that computers can't? Guide,
: support, evaluate, interpret, hand-hold, encourage .... I personally see a
: bright future for anyone who can provide a human interface with technology.

: Doug

: Doug Johnson, District Media Supervisor | People are divided into two groups -
: Mankato Public Schools, ISD77,          | the righteous and the unrighteous
: Box 8741, Mankato MN 56001-8741         | - and the righteous do the dividing.
: 507-387-3461                            |
: palsdaj@vax1.mankato.msus.edu           |
Jim Monti    Computer Specialist/Consultant     *Technology is cool.
West Warwick School Department                  *Teachers are cooler.
Internet wwjht001@llwsbe.wsbe.org               *TSP

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