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Author Darnton, Robert.
Title The case for books : past, present, and future / Robert Darnton.
Publication Info. New York : PublicAffairs, c2009.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 11  002 D    IN LIBRARY
Description xvi, 218 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Google and the future of books -- The information landscape -- The future of libraries -- Lost and found in cyberspace -- E-books and old books -- Gutenberg-e -- Open access -- A paean to paper -- The importance of being bibliographical -- The mysteries of reading -- What is the history of books?
Subject Books -- Social aspects.
Books -- History.
Books and reading.
Electronic books.
Communication in learning and scholarship -- Technological innovations.
Research libraries -- Forecasting.
Scholarly electronic publishing.
Library materials -- Digitization.
Google Library Project.
ISBN 9781586488260 (alk. paper)
1586488260 (alk. paper)