Irene Wood writes:
“Any truly virtual libraries out there? As our hospital plans to build a new hospital for “the future,” I am preparing to convert our current print-heavy library to a virtual library in a much smaller space in the new building. As I am already providing more and more online resources to our physicians, nurses and other staff, the next logical step is to go cold turkey and envision a library that features only online resources. The academic medical center library with whom we are affiliated is developing a strategic plan that is eventually pointed in that direction as well. Has any other library taken the plunge and converted to a strictly virtual information resource (e-books and e-journals)? I certainly would appreciate any perspective or guidance other such libraries can provide.”
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