Browse Library Trends 57 (1) Summer 2008: Digital Books and the Impact on Libraries by Issue Date

  • Brantley, Peter (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008)
    Introduction to Library Trends 57 (1) Winter 2008: Digital Books and the Impact on Libraries

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  • Jensen, Michael (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008)
    Libraries and book publishers coevolved during the period of information scarcity, and developed cultural traits that are affecting their strategies in the new era of content abundance. Both industries are under threat. ...

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  • Sutherland, Juliet (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008)
    Many people are talking these days about “digitizing books.” But what does that really mean? This paper describes different kinds of digitizing, the pros and cons of each, and suggests a layered structure for understanding ...

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  • Epstein, Jason (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008)
    Digitization has brought the five hundred-year-old Gutenberg era to an end. Gutenberg’s press opened the gates to our modern rational, secular world. The cultural impact of today’s digital technologies, which will bring ...

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  • Dawson, Laura (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008)
    The boom in self-publishing has created a market of hundreds of thousands of new books a year. The Library of Congress doesn’t catalog most of these. Is it fair to dismiss these books as “vanity publications,” or are ...

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  • Lloyd, Sara (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008)
    In this challenging call to arms, Sara Lloyd, head of digital publishing at the United Kingdom trade publishing house, Pan Macmillan, explores whether there will be a role for publishers in a digital future and discusses ...

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  • Lehmberg, Timm; Rehm, Georg; Witt, Andreas; Zimmerman, Felix (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008)
    Comprehensive data repositories are an essential part of practically all research carried out in the digital humanities nowadays. For example, library science, literary studies, and computational and corpus linguistics ...

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  • Sukovic, Suzana (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008)
    Electronic environments for information discovery are considered in relation to open-ended and dynamic research practices in the humanities, but a system suitable for these scholars would have many other applications ...

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