there is a dream. dream of universal access to knowledge for every member of society. dreams rarely come true but this particular one: universal access to knowledge for every member of society got embodied into: public library!
before internet public library was struggling with the promise saying all of the knowledge and about is it really every member of society.
still people were keen to support the dream. in every country of the world. capitalis. socialist. communist. offshore. you name it.
internet. Internet as in many other instances, has overturned what we take as given and as possible. The dream of all people getting access to all knowledge suddenly came within our reach. It seemed just an issue of interpreting when the trajectory curves of global personal computer distribution and internet access penetration would finally make universal access to knowledge a reality. However, the actual trajectory of development of public libraries in the age of internet