Difficulty level: Semi Hard
Listen to the recording about the future of libraries, and fill the gaps in the text below:
Libraries of the Future
Fill the gaps by listening to the first 3 minutes of the recording.
- Academic libraries are changing faster now than at any time in their history. The ______ ______ of the library as a physical space housing racks of books and papers is coming under increasing ______. The library stands at a crossroads.
- In the digital age, there is an ever-increasing amount of information available to use in a wide ______ of different ______, and change will be ______ by the people that use this information.
- While demand for change is coming from users, it is technology that is making it possible to ______ this demand. As more and more resources are available on the Internet via search engines, students and researchers now expect to be able to ______ information around the clock from almost anywhere in the world and via a growing number of ______, from laptops to phones.
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