Double Fold: Libraries and the Assault on Paper

Double Fold: Libraries and the Assault on Paper

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The ostensible purpose of a library is to preserve the printed word. But for fifty years our country’s libraries–including the Library of Congress–have been doing just the opposite, destroying hundreds of thousands of historic newspapers and replacing them with microfilm copies that are difficult to read, lack all the color and quality of the original paper and illustrations, and deteriorate with age.

With meticulous detective work and Baker’s well-known… (more)

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Publisher: Vintage (August 13, 2002)

Format: EPUB

File size: 491 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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