TITLE

The Bookless Future

AUTHOR(S)
Bell, David A.
PUB. DATE
May 2005
SOURCE
New Republic;5/2/2005, Vol. 232 Issue 16/17, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reflects on the impact of Internet technology on research. Comparison between past methods of research using books and current methods using the Internet; Changes to library collection management in light of information technology innovations; Benefits of information technology to research and scholarship, including the inclusion of more detailed information and the potential for easy correction of mistakes; Historical background of early printing methods; Assessment of the potential success of electronic books, or e-books, including the LIBRIé by Sony; Potential long-term impact of technology on scholarship and publishing.
ACCESSION #
16878044

 

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