For every advance of information and communication technology in the 20thand 21st centuries, there has been gap between those who can readily adopt and benefit from it and those who cannot. As higher education becomes increasingly enmeshed in Internet-based learning, academic libraries will need to maintain and even increase digital literacy and fluency instruction in spite of presumed reduced need. Furthermore, academic libraries themselves will need to examine their own status in the divide.
"Emerging Roles: Academic Libraries Crossing the Digital Divide,"
SLIS Connecting: Vol. 6
, Article 5.
Available at: http://aquila.usm.edu/slisconnecting/vol6/iss1/5