Five Arguments For and Against Libraries

February 12, 2011 at 4:18 pm 28 comments

BBC News recently posted an article on the common arguments for and against the usefulness of public libraries, called “Are Libraries Finished?” by Peter Jackson. Below is a summary of both sides:

Only at a library:

  1. Specialist research
  2. Environment to learn
  3. Expert staff
  4. Free internet access
  5. Engage in local democracy

Only Online:

  1. Searchability
  2. Digital books
  3. Comfort in numbers
  4. Brings niches together
  5. Self-publishing

Read the full article for elaboration on all of these points.

So what do you think? As a teacher-librarian and fervent book and library lover, and administrator of this blog, I have a certain bias, but I want to hear what others have to say on this issue. How useful do you find Kong Chian Library?

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  • 1. Ethan Teo (12) 2a2  |  February 12, 2011 at 4:52 pm

    I find Kong Chian Library very useful.

    Personally, I feel that libraries are a little bit better than the internet. Even though we use the internet everyday but I feel that for researching and doing projects, the library is definitely a better choice. To me, the library (including Kong Chian Library) is a place which is peaceful and quiet and this allows my friends and I to work efficiently and finish our work with the help of the internet and books (which are free and do not require electricity).

    Also, I think that most of my classmates like working in the library. Whenever we do projects, most of us would always want to meet in the Kong Chian Library to work together, rather than working on the internet (eg. facebook, twitter,etc). Even though the computer lab is also a popular choice, but most of us still prefer the traditional reference books which gives us much information needed to complete our project.

    Also, the Kong Chian Library even lets us play some games (eg. chess, ludo, etc). I feel that this is especially useful and good because it lets us relieve stress in a comfortable environment because there are cushions and air conditioners!

    Ethan

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  • 2. Kean  |  February 13, 2011 at 10:24 am

    What I feel is that though both libraries and the internet are useful, the library trumps the internet overall. Others may beg to differ, saying that there may be the equivalent of thousands of libraries online, and what more we can access it in the comfort of our own homes. That may entice many to do research online instead of wasting time going to the library and browsing through thick books just to find a single scrap of information. Yes, doing work online may produce quantity, but what about quality? Nothing beats books, where each information is a reliable source, vetted through carefully. Online however, you have no idea whether the data is true or just a scam. Even Wikipedia may not have all the right answers. Books however, do. You even have librarians to do the “dirty work” for you, helping you find information or look for that book. Courses are also held there for you to attend and boost your knowledge, which is quite hard to do online. What I believe will happen in the future is that people will still go to the libraries to do research, but with a twist. I once read this book where in the 24th century, the libraries had no books, only specialized computers which could tell you about literally everything. With the recent onslaught of digitalization, books, I feel, will eventually die out, being replaced with their modern counterparts, e-books, but I definitely believe that the libraries’ fate is not the same.

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  • 3. Nathaniel Soon  |  February 14, 2011 at 3:35 pm

    I would like to put my focus mainly on the question on the usefulness of the Kong Chian Libary. I appreciate the presence of the KC Library as it is very convenient, being situated in school campus, hence it is readily available for students’ use. I think that it has a very comfortable environment and it’s very suitable for students. I am satisfied with the facilities in the library, such as the computers, furniture and rooms. I think that the rooms provide comfort and adequate privacy for lessons, especially Q&A sessions with teachers and students. The boardgames in the library also provides entertainment for students when they are waiting for commencement of lessons etc. I also like the fact that the placement of books is divided by subjects and topics, which makes us able to find books very quickly and efficiently. Finding a book was really easy-I still remember when I was looking for a pictorial history reference book, it took less that 3 minutes to find it. I think that the constant checking and arranging of the books would allow students to find their necessary reading materials very quickly. As much as how efficient the internet might be, the library is still the one place to be.

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  • 4. Goh Jun Liang  |  February 17, 2011 at 2:03 pm

    I think that libraries in general are more useful than the Internet. Libraries have informational books categorised properly, so that it is easier to search for information on a certain topic. Online, searches may occasionally result in weird or irrelevant searches, impeding research progress. Also, searches online are generally not trusted sources and can only be used for some background knowledge, but for important events that require quoting, like Projects’ Day or research papers, books are more reliable. These books are easily found in the library. Libraries also have expert staff to help out in research, while you are on your own on the Internet. While online, you might have to pay for some books even. In conclusion, I think libraries are better. For KC library, I borrow more fictional books than non-fiction, but the library is still a good place for me to gain more knowledge and also help me quote sources for projects. Reading fiction can also help me improve my writing skills and be introduced to more styles. This is harder on the Internet in my opinion.

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  • 5. Tan Chuan Xin  |  February 18, 2011 at 10:06 pm

    To me, I feel that both the library and the internet are evenly matched. It really depends on what kind of person you are – whether you like to read books or browse the internet.

    There are plenty of good book series and they all start out as books, not e-books. Even though books costs money to buy while e-books are free of charge, a lot of people still buy books to read and not download e-books. This shows that books are still the preferred option by majority of the people.

    Books can be read anytime and anywhere so long as you bring them along with you, but e-books have to be charged in order to use it. Should you forget to charge your kindle or laptop, you have no way to read. Also, an e-book reader is easier to spoil than a book. If you drop a book, it will not get damaged a lot. If you drop your reader, it will most likely never be able to function again. If you drop both in water, then they both will spoil. So, why buy an e-book when you can get books for free at the library? Also, if you use e-books on phones or laptops, the brightness will hurt your eyes and make it hard to read for a long time. However, when we read a book, we will not experience this problem.

    When looking for information, the internet may be fast, but it is unreliable. Should you be looking for something specific, and nobody has put it up on net, then you will not be able to find anything regarding that topic. Also, when we look for examples on the internet, we mostly do not get them. It is either there is no information or it is too deep and no one bothered to simplify it.However, books do not have this problems and are a great source of information. Thus, I feel that libraries will not go extinct anytime soon.

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  • 6. Lee Zhe Xuan Etienne  |  February 22, 2011 at 2:48 pm

    I feel that now there is the internet, less people will bother to go to the library. However, I feel that the library also has some very useful information that cannot be found over the internet. Libraries have books that are categorised accordingly, and searching for information is made easier as compard to searching over the Internet sometimes. Helpful guide books can also be found at the library, unlike over the internet. All in all, I feel that the library and the internet and the library are evenly matched, and it depends on what kind of information we are looking for that we choose whether to go to the library or search for that information online.

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  • 7. Lee Weng Khin  |  February 22, 2011 at 5:17 pm

    I feel that the library is a better and more conducive place to study, even though others may disagree that the internet is more convenient and useful. I also agree that the internet is a very good source as a lot of information are just clicks away. Many people may also prefer the internet to libraries because the internet is more convenient and they do not want to take the problem of going to the library to find some basic information. However, I feel that books are still a better source of information than the internet. Books have been vetted and checked many times before it is published and thus, the information is more accurate and reliable. Information on the internet may be false as the person that wrote the article may not have clearly understood it. Libraries have already did their part to categorise the books into different categories so that books can be easily found. Libraries also have a conducive learning environment for effective learning to take place. All in all, I feel that the internet and the library both have pros and cons. The library is for a detailed research on a subject while the internet is for convenience.

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  • 8. Tan Ye Kai (2a232)  |  February 24, 2011 at 7:01 pm

    Personally, I feel that the library is still in fact the best place to study, despite the advent of the internet. Even though the internet is full of resources and user-friendly features which many students can use to complete their assignments, the library still has its pros.

    Traditionally, the library was a place for people to just borrow books. However, due to modernization, the library is now a place to borrow not only books but movies, videos, read magazines and newspapers, use the internet, photocopy and print reading materials etc. Even the internet cannot beat the features that a library has.

    Besides the pros of the library, the cons of using the internet is also an important factor as to why the library is better. Despite the fact that the internet is full of resources, the internet is sometimes difficult to use to discuss work with other students. Sometimes, work in real life just cannot be replaced by just discussing on the internet. The only way is to meet somewhere and discuss it personally.

    Thus, I can conclude that the library is NOT doomed =D

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  • 9. anthony low 2a2(25)  |  February 24, 2011 at 10:07 pm

    i feel that the Kong Chian library is a very condusive place for us to study and and do our reserach.
    there is a wide variety books for us to read and infer to and i think that this is very usefulin our studies and work especially when we are in the future school programme now where we need to find our own information and do our own research, where teachers are no longer spoon feeding us.
    it is also a very good place for us to study. it is very quiet and there are tables and chairs for us to do work together with friends. there is also a air-conditioner and makes the place suitable and comfortable to study.

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  • 10. Jian Xian 2A2  |  February 25, 2011 at 9:15 pm

    Kong Chian library is actually a very conducive place, with many facilities. The library have many information, thousands of books that have different type of information. Although there are many information that can be found on the internet, most of them may not be accurate. In contrary, the information in the books in the library can be trusted as it was being bought from by the library.

    Furthermore, many students use the library to study and to meet up for project. Although there are many ways on line to meet up, like facebook, skype, MSN etc, it still cannot beat the tradition method- meeting up face to face.

    In addition, the library is much more modernized, with many facilities. In the library, there are many different types of magazines, newspapers there is even a photocopier ! These are examples that an internet will not be able to do.

    With the pros of the library, there are also pros of the internet. We can find things and information more easily. For example, wa can use a picture from the internet very easily, however, you can’t do that on a book.

    Both the library and the internet has its pros and cons. The important thing is to weight the pros and cons and then make a conclusion. To conclude, I would still prefer the use of the library.

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  • 11. Mervin Lim  |  February 26, 2011 at 10:28 pm

    I feel that the library and internet are equally important, as they are both effective ways for us to get information, and conduct research, regardless of it being for a project, or for other purposes. Furthermore, both can provide recreation and entertainment.

    Now let me elaborate on the points.

    Firstly, the library is a good place for us to get ready information. With a few flip of the pages of the books, one will be able to get reliable and essential information. Same goes for the internet. By just typing in keywords and clicking on links, one will be able to get information almost instantaneously. Furthermore, technology is so advanced, the loading and buffering time is lessened by leaps and bounce. However, out of this point, i can list out many disadvantages of the two sources, compared to one another. For the library, it is time consuming to find the correct books to get the correct information, as compared to a click of the mouse, when using the internet. However, for the internet, some sources are unreliable, and are based on a biased and personal perspective and point of view.

    Next, on the recreational part. In the library, one can read comics, novels and other story books, to pass time, and maybe, it can be some people’s hobby. Next, on the internet. The internet can be used to play some educational games, listen to relaxing music, the latest hits, watch anime and movies online, etc, and is actually the best form of entertainment, apart from the television. However, it is extremely addictive, and once you get hooked on to a game, it is very hard to turn back, and try to quit gaming. Also, the internet brings in prominent problems such as pornogrphy, online illegal betting, etc. A real life example that essentially proves this point would be the recent news about the former HCi students caught downloading kiddy porn through his computer, and got stripped off all leadership and scholarship opportunities. The internet, if abused, can be a really horrible and monstrous thing.

    Therefore, in a nutshell, even though both have many advantages, and both are very effective, i find the library a much better source for studying, as it provides less distraction, and is a clean, quiet, peaceful place, which is definitely a conducive place for studying and “mugging”.

    Thank you!

    Yours sincerely,
    Mervin

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  • 12. Kervin Tay  |  February 26, 2011 at 11:15 pm

    In comparison, the library would be a much better place for one looking for information. On the Internet, to admit which is much more convenient, what is the nearest library to your house? There are so many public libraries in Singapore, thus I doubt you will say no to the question. The Internet could provide us some resourceful information but when you look at it, is it reliable? It is on the Internet, published by someone that could be anywhere in this world, can you trust the information? Next, going to the search engines such as Google and Yahoo, the results are never-ending and are the first 10 results the information you are looking for? Maybe not 100% but I would expect around 70% at least, and then it narrows it further if the information is reliable and accurate? At the library, it is so convenient. Type what you want onto a computer searching system and then you find the book and get the information. DONE! Books are accurate in information because before books are published, editors go through the information in it. However, the only disadvantage is the reliability of it, some books could be really old and information we are looking for would be MODERN.

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  • 13. Koh Kah Xuan (2P4)  |  February 27, 2011 at 1:22 pm

    I think that libraries are more useful than the internet in terms of researching and getting information. With comparison to the internet, the library contains books that on average, are more relevant to what we are finding rather than on the internet. Also, in the library, there are lesser distraction and hence we could collaborate the infomation with lesser effort. While on internet, there may have been the distractions from MSN or facebook.

    However, the internet is a more efficient tool as it is easily accessed as we can look for the infomation we want just by browsing. The nearest library may not be near our home. But what worries me is that the infomation on the internet may not be reliable while we can trust the infomation from books 99%.

    However, now that our school has the KC library, I see no difficulties in going to the library to look for resources rather than to follow the infomation on the internet blindly. Using books is also more eco-friendly and more convenient as we do not have to turn on the computer.

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  • 14. Chen Bo Han  |  February 27, 2011 at 7:39 pm

    I would definately feel that the internet much better than the library because the internet is a space with infinate capacity and freedom. There will be much more information online than at the library. Infact, I nearly dont go the library at all to find information but to read fiction books only. Compared to the internet the library’s information capacity would be too meagre,

    Being frank, I have never used the school library to find any information for group work/research ,etc at all.The reason is that I find many of the books too old and irrelevant of what we are learning today. Also when we are talking about encyclopedias etc, we students seem to have forgotten or lost the ability to use them. Instead, nowadays we tend to visit websites like wikipedia as they have much broader knowledge and information.

    It would be unfair to say that we dont use the libraries that much because of the convenienve of the web, The internet is definately more convinient- with a simple click and we will get billions of suggested websites. However, we do that not just for the convenience, but mainly because of the inconvenience of the real library and also the fact that much much more information can be found online.

    As the generations pass on and on, the library has slowly turned into no longer a place to research on stuff, but rather a place where people do there work and enjoy good books. The information books will slowly dissappear and will be replaced by rows of desktops or laptops at the side.

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  • 15. Ryan Lau 2P4  |  February 27, 2011 at 8:16 pm

    Kong Chian library is great, there is entertainment in the form of games, I myself would prefer to to go to the library to look at the computer the whole day, it is a preferable place for group work or projects. Kong Chian library has different exhibition every now and then, which makes it more attractive to students, for example the current exhibition, which promotes racial harmony in the way that there are many different people of different races, speaking in different languages. I myself feel that Kong Chian has a wide collection of books which I would be interested in reading, if I had time, I will.

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  • 16. Richmond Xiao  |  February 27, 2011 at 10:36 pm

    I feel that the visiting the traditional library is more useful than going to your computer and trying to use the internet. This is because books are largely more predictable than computers (especially the one that I’m using). The books do not crash nor do you have to wait for them to start up. Furthermore, sometimes, when I switch on the computer and I go to a read an ebook or search for information, the game icon is a very real distraction to me. Sometimes, you promise yourself to play it for a while but you actually end up playing for several hours. Moreover, reading a book at the library does not allow you to do that because you will not see the icon to the game at all and you will not be even tempted to open it. Even if you are tempted, you will not be able to overcome the initial inertia to switch your computer on.

    Staying in a place with a few people where you can hear other people’s conversations and even engage yourself in one also surely surpasses the experience of staying in a room, shut away from all forms of life, and staring into the straining backlit screen which burns your eyes with the tiny font size 8 words.That is the craving for attention that every human has.

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  • 17. Tan Yu Xiang 2O4  |  February 27, 2011 at 11:37 pm

    I find that the Kong Chian Library is a great place to both study and interact. It creates a quiet atmosphere whereby students who go to there, would want to study as everybody else is. It also has the relevant books and resources for us to use. Teachers also uses the library to conduct their lessons so I say that the Kong Chian Library is not going to be finished so soon. No matter how advanced technology is now, it could never replace the entire library. Reading a book with printed pages is much better than reading a book online with such small letters, giving you such difficulties to read.

    I say, the Kong Chian Library is not going to be finished because it is a great place for everybody.

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  • 18. Lin Wei Chen(2P4)  |  February 27, 2011 at 11:37 pm

    I feel that Kong Chian library is a very useful library for students in HCI. Students can go to the library and research or discuss about their projects. Go to the library to relax and read a book during a free afternoon. The reference books in the library also provide more relevant information and details when students need to do a research. On the internet, in websites like Wikipedia, people can edit the information easily and the information might not be correct as it is editted by several people. Although looking for reference books in the library takes more time than just searching for information in Google, it is guaranteed that the information and reference you find in the library is fully reliable. The library also provides a more conducive studying environment than at home, when we study in the library, we do not get easily distracted.

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  • 19. Justin Foo  |  February 27, 2011 at 11:51 pm

    In my opinion, Kong Chian Library might be one of the best libraries in schools.
    And that is because there is a wide range of books, and the library does not have just books, there are tables, for group discussions and there are comics, board games, cubicals, printing corner, and also a corner for relaxation.
    There are numerous shelves of books, which are well-organised for easy reference. By having such a wide variety of books, students can find resources in the library more easily and the students would have varied forms of exposure by having various different books to refer to.
    There are also few tables and chairs for students to sit, and probably, discuss their projects. There is also space on the tables for laptops. Speaking of laptops, I feel that the library is very thoughtful to loan out laptops.
    In a corner of the library, there are sofas and beanbags which students can sit on and read comics and books. It is a good outlet for stress release, there are also various board games on shelves for students to play with.
    In Kong Chian Library, there are 4 cubicals for students to practise their project presentations.
    By having a printing corner, students can photocopy notes and materials after group discussons.
    What makes Kong Chian Library a good library is because it does not contain just books, there are more things than that. It is also a quiet place and is well air-conditioned, adding to the reasons why it is a conducive environment for learning.

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  • 20. Ambrose Chua 2A2 (7)  |  February 28, 2011 at 1:51 pm

    To me, I feel that both the library and the internet are evenly matched. It really depends on what kind of person you are – whether you like to read books or browse the internet.
    There are plenty of good book series and they all start out as books, not e-books. Even though books costs money to buy while e-books are free of charge, a lot of people still buy books to read and not download e-books. This shows that books are still the preferred option by majority of the people.
    Books can be read anytime and anywhere so long as you bring them along with you, but e-books have to be charged in order to use it. Should you forget to charge your kindle or laptop, you have no way to read. Also, an e-book reader is easier to spoil than a book. If you drop a book, it will not get damaged a lot. If you drop your reader, it will most likely never be able to function again. If you drop both in water, then they both will spoil. So, why buy an e-book when you can get books for free at the library? Also, if you use e-books on phones or laptops, the brightness will hurt your eyes and make it hard to read for a long time. However, when we read a book, we will not experience this problem.
    When looking for information, the internet may be fast, but it is unreliable. Should you be looking for something specific, and nobody has put it up on net, then you will not be able to find anything regarding that topic. Also, when we look for examples on the internet, we mostly do not get them. It is either there is no information or it is too deep and no one bothered to simplify it.However, books do not have this problems and are a great source of information. Thus, I feel that libraries will not go extinct anytime soon.

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  • 21. Ambrose Chua 2A2 (7)  |  February 28, 2011 at 1:52 pm

    I feel that now there is the internet, less people will bother to go to the library. However, I feel that the library also has some very useful information that cannot be found over the internet. Libraries have books that are categorised accordingly, and searching for information is made easier as compard to searching over the Internet sometimes. Helpful guide books can also be found at the library, unlike over the internet. All in all, I feel that the library and the internet and the library are evenly matched, and it depends on what kind of information we are looking for that we choose whether to go to the library or search for that information online.
    What I feel is that though both libraries and the internet are useful, the library trumps the internet overall. Others may beg to differ, saying that there may be the equivalent of thousands of libraries online, and what more we can access it in the comfort of our own homes. That may entice many to do research online instead of wasting time going to the library and browsing through thick books just to find a single scrap of information. Yes, doing work online may produce quantity, but what about quality? Nothing beats books, where each information is a reliable source, vetted through carefully. Online however, you have no idea whether the data is true or just a scam. Even Wikipedia may not have all the right answers. Books however, do. You even have librarians to do the “dirty work” for you, helping you find information or look for that book. Courses are also held there for you to attend and boost your knowledge, which is quite hard to do online. What I believe will happen in the future is that people will still go to the libraries to do research, but with a twist. I once read this book where in the 24th century, the libraries had no books, only specialized computers which could tell you about literally everything. With the recent onslaught of digitalization, books, I feel, will eventually die out, being replaced with their modern counterparts, e-books, but I definitely believe that the libraries’ fate is not the same.

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  • 22. Samuel Low  |  February 28, 2011 at 4:02 pm

    To me I feel that a library is better then online resources.Although going online is quicker and faster but when you have a question or need help it is harder to find answers as one has to search for answers and vet it.Also in a library one can read with friends and do research with friends and this is something that online resources cannot offer as online resources cannot offer you a friend.
    Hence I feel that a library is still better then online resources as online resources lack a ‘human touch’

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  • 23. Fun Xue Yao (5) 2P4  |  February 28, 2011 at 5:09 pm

    I feel that the Kong Chian Library is a good place where you can do your research and study peacefully. Inside the air-conditioned two storey library, one can concentrate on work. While doing homework, if one is not able to do their work peacefully, they can then look through the books for answers to their work. I myself have studied a few times inside the Kong Chian Library last year. I dare to say that atmosphere in the Kong Chian Library is ten times better than that in the National Library. Although I have not borrowed any books from the Kong Chian Library, by the looks of it, I believe the Kong Chian Library is one of the best in Singapore schools.

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  • 24. Winston Tan (29) 2P4  |  February 28, 2011 at 8:19 pm

    I think that libraries are more useful than the internet to source for information. There are librarians all over the library to assist you when in need. There is also lesser distraction by sourcing in the library than compared to the internet. We might get distracted easily as many people out there are addicted to social networking sites.
    I feel that the internet is a more efficient than compared to the library. Information are just clicks away compared to the number of steps taken to walk to the library. However, the information on the internet may not be reliable. Information found in books are more realistic.
    We should be grateful for having a library in our school. We get to borrow books easily and study in a peaceful environment. I hope that everyone would treasure the Kong Chian library as it has proven to be a very resourceful place. I hope than the government does not take libraries away as many Singaporeans depend on them to source for information and to study at.

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  • 25. Li Wong Kin --- 2P413  |  February 28, 2011 at 11:39 pm

    In my opinion, both online and library have its own advantages.

    As for online, we can search information very easily, almost instantly. For the speed of researching, I can say that searching online is 10 times faster than searching in libraries. As we know it, we can switch on your computer in a few seconds to start searching about the information you need while going to libraries may take very much of your because not everybody stays near libraries. Furthermore, search engines online can help you sort out information properly and much easier for you to see while in libraries you have to find book and book to find out the information that you need.

    However, library has its advantages. For instance, research work needs a lot of information and thus lots of searching of information needed to be done. Internet may store many information but it is very not reliable because everybody can put information online despite the fact that some maybe incorrect. But in library, there are only books. Only information that are proved correct and reliable would be published and be in the library so the information there is much more reliable.

    In conclusion, we should use both the internet and library to search for information then compare the different information that is mostly useful to you.

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  • 26. Jaron Cheung  |  March 1, 2011 at 6:57 pm

    I feel that both the library and the internet are equally important. This is because the internet has some information the library don’t. The internet is somehow more useful than the library in terms of efficiency as one may take a few minutes to find the information he wants. But on the internet, one could find the information he wants at the click of a button. However, the library is better in terms of the atmosphere. In the library, it is quiet and one can study better in the library, but on the internet, there are distractions such as facebook, MSN, miniclip and much more. If one is prone to temptation, I would suggest that he use the library instead of the internet. All in all, I feel that both the library and internet are useful educational tools and we all should use both of them.

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  • 27. Hong Kit(3) 2O4  |  March 2, 2011 at 4:51 pm

    i agree with Kean. Although we can find many resources on the internet, but books are more reliable. Like what Kean has said, even Wikipedia is not as reliable as books. Also, i personally feel that it is more troublesome to get information from the internet as i have to confirm the authenticity of the source or the information. As such, i feel that the Library is better than internet although the internet may be more convinient than the library. In conlusion, i feel that the library should be a better choice than the internet as its less troublesome than on the internet

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  • 28. Chua Wei Jian  |  March 2, 2011 at 5:07 pm

    Although I feel that reading online can bring much convenience as we do not need to carry books around and would be able to read it anywhere, I feel that it would be too distracting. This is because when you have internet, you would have the temptation to use the internet to play games and hence would be distracted.
    Hence I feel that the library would be better as it gives us a better environment to study in and also the information is more reliable. The library is very quiet so students would be able to concentrate reading without being disturbed. Information from books in the library is more reliable than information online as it sometimes gives wrong information hence it cannot be trusted. So, I feel that the library is better than online.

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