A Virginia-based writer explores the arguments that justify the establishment of a national digital library system for the United States.

In his essay Why We Can’t Afford Not to Create a Well-Stocked National Digital Library System, David Rothman, a writer in Alexandria, Virginia, and  founder of TeleRead, the oldest English-language site offering general e-book news and views, argues for the establishment of a well-stocked national digital library system (NDLS) for the United States. Beyond addressing issues in literacy and the steady increase in e-book readers, Rothman lays out the following arguments that support the creation of the NDLS:

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