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Challenges

As the worlds of instruction, scholarship, and publishing change, so does the Library. As a public institution, UC Berkeley Library continually adjusts our efforts based on available resources.

The Library is building and preserving collections in a rapidly changing world.

Technology is reshaping the world of information into one characterized by

The budget problem: at once chronic and acute

Libraries everywhere are suffering, especially in this period of worldwide economic downturn. The extremity of the situation is local, UC-wide, and worldwide.

The Library has strategies and strengths to help meet these challenges.

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