Every once in a while we run into a memorable Library-Internet quotation:
From: “At Your Service,” by Robert Leo Heilman, OLAQ, Vol. 17, no. 3, p. 9 (2011), (author of “Overstory: Zero: Real Life in Timber Country“)
“.... Both the internet and the library are sources of information. The difference is that the virtual help offered by the worldwide web is impersonal, while libraries have librarians. When you walk in the door of your local public library, there is someone there who is ready to help you. Librarians aren’t there to run a scam on you, nor to try to turn a profit, nor to deceive you—all common enough occurrences in this, the so-called “information age.” A librarian is more than just a specialist but rather a sort of friend to one and all, someone with nothing more than your own good at heart ….” OLAQ, Vol. 17, no. 3, p. 9 (2011).