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The Information Revolution



Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, 1989-2015 - Library of the Future, 1989-1999 - Information Revolution


    In the 1990s the World Wide Web changed the information landscape. The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library seized the opportunities it offered.

    Internet AccessThe Library adapted to the digital age by adding electronic content to its collection and offering internet access as a public service in the early 1990s.

    National RecognitionThe Library's commitment to developing the community's digital literacy made it a trailblazer among American public systems. 

    Library Web SiteIn 1996, the Library became a presence on the web.