UCSD librarian marries print and digital in perfect union

From The San Diego Union Tribune

” There’s been a lot of dust ups over the rise of digital.Some people passionately prefer print, and stiffly wave away the very notion of change.Then there’s people like Brian Schottlaender, who loves both and who found a way to bring them together during his 18 years as UC San Diego’s head librarian.Schottlaender struck a partnership with Google, which digitized hundreds of thousands of the university’s books. He also digitized many of the school’s rare and special materials, greatly increasing their use and visibility.The 64 year-old Schottlaender recently sat down with the Union-Tribune to discuss his work, and what he plans to do when he retires in June.”