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December 9, 2010

The Library: Three Jeremiads

Posted by John Baez

Those of you interested in journal prices and the like will enjoy this article pointed out by David Roberts: The author is a historian at Harvard whose specialty is the history of the book. He is also the founder of the Gutenberg e-Program, which now, sadly, has ended (read his article for more). He writes: “I want to deliver three jeremiads, because research libraries are facing crises on three fronts; but instead of prophesying doom, I hope to arrive at a happy ending.” Posted at December 9, 2010 4:47 AM UTC

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