21st century libraries are unlike those of the past, thanks to edtech. Modern libraries have transformed in ten surprising ways:
1. Silence is no longer golden: Today’s libraries are vibrant places and have become social centers.
2. Digital literacy is as essential as reading literacy.
3. Digitized curated content.
4. Teach a man to fish: Now librarians will show you how to fish for your own searches.
5. More than books.
6. More books for the buck.
7. Fewer loans, more databases.
8. More information, less space.
9. Librarians have become edtech leaders.
10. Edtech advocacy begins in the library.