With digitization, information can be accessed through the internet 24/7 any place in the world where there is internet connection. There is also several and simultaneous access to the information using internet. In developed countries, there is also digitization of materials and libraries information.
Convenience, and good for the environment (Supposedly due to lack of paper use and manufacturing.) Disadvantages? Loss of privacy and loss of jobs. (Also the speeding up of society and loss of traditional skills and ways of doing things. Yeah I know--Survival of the fittest.