That’s what I love about reading: one tiny thing will interest you in a book, and that tiny thing will lead you to another book, and another bit there will lead you onto a third book. It’s geometrically progressive - all with no end in sight, and for no other reason than sheer enjoyment.
History, Wells College
"The Effects of Digitization and the Internet on Libraries and Librarians"
Acquiring these [fan] collections — and opening them up online for all the world to see — are good examples of how libraries need to adapt to the opportunities presented in the 21st century or risk losing the cultural authority they’ve enjoyed for centuries.