Who wants yesterday's papers? : essays on the research value of printed materials in the digital age /

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Imprint:Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2005.
Description:xv, 201 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Library materials -- Selection for preservation -- Congresses.
Archival materials -- Selection for preservation -- Congresses.
Library materials -- Conservation and restoration -- Congresses.
Archival materials -- Conservation and restoration -- Congresses.
Library materials -- Digitization -- Congresses.
Archival materials -- Digitization -- Congresses.
History -- Sources -- Conservation and restoration -- Congresses.
Newspapers -- Conservation and restoration -- Congresses.
Libraries and scholars -- Congresses.
Archival materials -- Conservation and restoration.
Archival materials -- Digitization.
Archival materials -- Selection for preservation.
History.
Libraries and scholars.
Library materials -- Conservation and restoration.
Library materials -- Digitization.
Library materials -- Selection for preservation.
Newspapers -- Conservation and restoration.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/5574617
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Other authors / contributors:Carignan, Yvonne, 1952-
University of Maryland (College Park, Md.). College of Information Studies.
University of Maryland (College Park, Md.). Libraries.
ISBN:0810851199 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Notes:Papers originally presented at a symposium organized by the University of Maryland College of Information Studies and the University of Maryland Libraries in March 2002.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-189) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Preface / Bruce W. Dearstyne
  • Introduction / Yvonne Carignan
  • Pt. 1. The race against time
  • 1. Introduction / Susan Klier Koutsky
  • 2. Books and the "iniquitie or wearing of time" / Eric N. Lindquist
  • 3. Some thoughts on the race against time and inherent vice : library preservation in the late twentieth century / Mark Roosa
  • Pt. 2. Digital demands vs. paper pleas
  • 4. Introduction / Martha Nell Smith
  • 5. How theories became knowledge : why science textbooks should be saved / Stephen G. Brush
  • 6. What do books want? / Neil Fraistat
  • 7. Who needs yesterday's papers when today's are on the Internet? / Jordan Goodman and Kara M. McClurken
  • 8. Above the fold : the value of paper newspapers / John E. Newhagen
  • Pt. 3. Enduring value
  • 9. Introduction / Abby Smith
  • 10. Print collections and their possible futures / Walter Cybulski
  • 11. The importance of primary records / Phyllis Franklin
  • 12. Why we collect : curators, collectors, and the urge to acquire / Douglas P. McElrath
  • 13. Conserving the physical object / Nancy Carlson Schrock
  • 14. There are no easy answers : analog vs. digital for preservation reformatting / Steven Puglia and Kara M. McClurken
  • 15. Uses of primary records from the past / G. Thomas Tanselle
  • Pt. 4. The view from the archives
  • 16. Introduction / Yvonne Carignan
  • 17. Assessing the (non-monetary) value of archival records / Thomas James Connors
  • Afterword : what do we mean by "yesterday's papers?" / Richard J. Cox.