Morton College embarks on controversial plan to repurpose library

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“I sat in our faculty adjunct office and watched hundreds of books being removed from the shelves. It was like watching a book Holocaust,” wrote one adjunct professor who requested anonymity for fear of reprisal.
Fields, known to be a fan of Apple products for schools in his past career as superintendent of Berwyn South Elementary School district 100, has floated the idea of issuing an iPad to every Morton student. In June, the library director job description was changed to include a digital focus.