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The Resource The great digitization : and the quest to know everything, Lucien X. Polastron ; translated by Jon E. Graham

The great digitization : and the quest to know everything, Lucien X. Polastron ; translated by Jon E. Graham

Label
The great digitization : and the quest to know everything
Title
The great digitization
Title remainder
and the quest to know everything
Statement of responsibility
Lucien X. Polastron ; translated by Jon E. Graham
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
IT-FiEUI
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Polastron, Lucien X
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Books and reading
  • Books
  • Libraries
  • Communication in learning and scholarship
Label
The great digitization : and the quest to know everything, Lucien X. Polastron ; translated by Jon E. Graham
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 172-174) 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
Introduction: finding information or funding a national library? -- Bnf versus BNF -- For Wells is not the plural of Orwell -- Geneva : world capital -- Quick, quick -- Volutes -- A digital coronary -- When the book is too highly concentrated, the purpose it serves is easily forgotten -- The pixel coming to paper's aid -- Is this already the post-Google era? -- But why the devil do we need libraries? -- Concordant and discordant clues -- The big picture -- First trials -- Burning stakes -- Advent Eve -- Muta solitudo -- An all-horizons inventory -- The future at the portal -- Tomorrow's readers -- Last books! Last books! Closing time! -- Paper leaves by the door and comes back through the window -- Library, arise! -- Striped uniforms -- Shrouds -- Purse strings and police cordons -- Smocks -- Against the grain
Control code
FIEb15459354
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
ix, 182 pages
Isbn
9781594772436
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)264023186
Label
The great digitization : and the quest to know everything, Lucien X. Polastron ; translated by Jon E. Graham
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 172-174) 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
Introduction: finding information or funding a national library? -- Bnf versus BNF -- For Wells is not the plural of Orwell -- Geneva : world capital -- Quick, quick -- Volutes -- A digital coronary -- When the book is too highly concentrated, the purpose it serves is easily forgotten -- The pixel coming to paper's aid -- Is this already the post-Google era? -- But why the devil do we need libraries? -- Concordant and discordant clues -- The big picture -- First trials -- Burning stakes -- Advent Eve -- Muta solitudo -- An all-horizons inventory -- The future at the portal -- Tomorrow's readers -- Last books! Last books! Closing time! -- Paper leaves by the door and comes back through the window -- Library, arise! -- Striped uniforms -- Shrouds -- Purse strings and police cordons -- Smocks -- Against the grain
Control code
FIEb15459354
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
ix, 182 pages
Isbn
9781594772436
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)264023186

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