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Libraries and the Assault on Paper

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Author: Baker, Nicholson
ISBN:978-0-375-50444-0
Publication Date:Apr 2001
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Imprint:Random House
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $25.95
Book Description:

Since the 1950s, our country’s greatest libraries have, as a matter of common practice, dismantled their collections of original bound newspapers and so-called brittle books, replacing them with microfilmed copies. The marketing of the brittle-paper crisis and the real motives behind it are the subject of this passionately argued book, in which Nicholson Barker pleads the case for saving our recorded heritage in its original form while telling the story of how and why our...
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Baker, Nicholson (Author)
Nicholson Baker lives in Maine.




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