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The Resource Double fold : libraries and the assault on paper, Nicholson Baker

Double fold : libraries and the assault on paper, Nicholson Baker

Label
Double fold : libraries and the assault on paper
Title
Double fold
Title remainder
libraries and the assault on paper
Statement of responsibility
Nicholson Baker
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes how libraries across the United States have dismantled collections of original bound newspapers and brittle books to replace them with microfilmed copies, exploring the hidden reasons for such policies
Summary
Describes how libraries across the United States have dismantled collections of original bound newspapers and brittle books to replace them with microfilmed copies, exploring the hidden reasons for such policies
Tone
Award
  • National Book Critics Circle Award for Non-Fiction, 2001.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2001
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
154538
Cataloging source
BKL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Baker, Nicholson
Dewey number
  • 025.2/832
  • 025.84
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
Z695.655
LC item number
.B35 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Libraries
  • Newspaper and periodical libraries
  • Newspapers
  • Paper
  • Libraries
  • Newspaper and periodical libraries
  • Newspapers
  • Paper
  • United States
  • Libraries
  • Newspapers and periodical libraries
  • Paper preservation
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
libraries and the assault on paper
Label
Double fold : libraries and the assault on paper, Nicholson Baker
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-353) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Overseas disposal -- Original keepsakes -- Destroying to preserve -- It can be brutal -- The Ace comb effect -- Virgin mummies -- Already worthless -- A chance to begin again -- Dingy, dreary, dog-eared, and dead -- The preservation microfilming office -- Thugs and pansies -- Really wicked stuff -- Getting the champagne out of the bottle -- Bursting at the seams -- The road to Avernus -- It's not working out -- Double fold -- A new test -- Great magnitude -- Special offer -- 3.3 million books, 358 million dollars -- Six thousand bodies a day -- Burning up -- Going, going, gone -- Absolute nonsense -- Drumbeat -- Unparalleled crisis -- Microfix -- Slash and burn -- A swifter conflagration -- Crunch -- A figure we did not collect -- Leaf masters -- Turn the pages once -- Suibtermanean convumision -- Honest disagreement -- We just kind of keep track -- In good faith
Control code
ocm49537458
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xii, 370 pages, [4] pages of plates
Isbn
9780375726217
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)49537458
Label
Double fold : libraries and the assault on paper, Nicholson Baker
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-353) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Overseas disposal -- Original keepsakes -- Destroying to preserve -- It can be brutal -- The Ace comb effect -- Virgin mummies -- Already worthless -- A chance to begin again -- Dingy, dreary, dog-eared, and dead -- The preservation microfilming office -- Thugs and pansies -- Really wicked stuff -- Getting the champagne out of the bottle -- Bursting at the seams -- The road to Avernus -- It's not working out -- Double fold -- A new test -- Great magnitude -- Special offer -- 3.3 million books, 358 million dollars -- Six thousand bodies a day -- Burning up -- Going, going, gone -- Absolute nonsense -- Drumbeat -- Unparalleled crisis -- Microfix -- Slash and burn -- A swifter conflagration -- Crunch -- A figure we did not collect -- Leaf masters -- Turn the pages once -- Suibtermanean convumision -- Honest disagreement -- We just kind of keep track -- In good faith
Control code
ocm49537458
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xii, 370 pages, [4] pages of plates
Isbn
9780375726217
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)49537458

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