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Footnote for a treaty on the role of the information professional

1138. On either way, knowledge is released off the libraries to their users in a massive way, What for? For a Pandora’s box to be unleashed? We can read about the ages where certain chastes had complete control and access to their libraries, them alone. Knowledge was little more than merely guarded, it was prohibited and off limits for the general public. Knowledge was so carefully guarded, was it because its guardiands feared of something or was it plain and simple selfishnes?

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