The part in the searching equation that hasn’t happened yet, because it is so hard to do, is getting online systems to the point of employing sufficient artificial intelligence to be able to bring into play what takes humans years to learn—a combination of knowledge and technique that encompasses a huge range of subjects and technologies. Discovery systems haven’t gotten us there yet, not by a long shot. And the more I see of current day online technology, the more heartened I am about job security for librarians.
— E-Resources: What Could Be Better? | Not Dead Yet, Cheryl LaGuardia [Library Journal]