Stoffle, C. J., Leeder, K., & Sykes-Casavant, G. (2008). Bridging the gap: Wherever you are, the library. Journal of Library Administration, 48(1), 3-30.
The authors argue that economics, not technology, drive the need for change in our universities and libraries. They propose their vision of what needs to happen in the library to have a future. In their section on rethinking collections, they say that it will be necessary to redirect money and people to creating new information sources and managing types of information for which we have had no responsibility in the past. They use data sets as their prime example. This was three years ago. It’s finally being talked about at WFU and we need to be ready!