posted on Jun, 8 2006 @ 03:42 PM
I love bookstores, and I sometimes buy new books, but my bookshelves at home are seriously out of space. So that's one reason I'm a library user as
well as a library worker and student. Keep in mind, though, that the bookstore bias is too often "what's new" rather than "what's great" on any
given topic. Even worse, the bookstore computers can only look up new items by title or by author...lookups by topic are Not An Option, which is a
Nowadays, more and more library books can be downloaded onto your computer for reading without an actual trip to the library. Don't have a fast
computer at home? No prob... more and more libraries offer notebook computers for loan.