10 2 / 2014

"There have been a few pieces written about this issue of library serendipity, but much more could be said and explored. It’s a tough, important question not only for digital libraries but for many other websites with expansive content. When we talk about serendipity, we’re not talking about “more of the same,” as seen (or heard) on services like Netflix or Pandora, which simply provide additional items that are similar to what you already know or like, or items recommended by friends with similar interests."