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Double fold : libraries and the assault on paper

Author: Nicholson Baker; Karen Hanmer
Publisher: Glenview, IL : Karen Hanmer, 2002, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Book   Microform : Microfilm : English : Altered trade edView all editions and formats
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Explores the premise that libraries are discarding original paper items in their collections in favor of microfilm copies.
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Genre/Form: Newspapers
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholson Baker; Karen Hanmer
ISBN: 0375504443 9780375504440
OCLC Number: 226390251
Notes: Consists of the disbound text block of the 2001 ed. (New York : Random House) wrapped in a strip of the microfilm of the first pages of the book by artist Karen Hanmer.
Issued in a clamshell box.
Description: xii, 370 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Overseas Disposal --
Ch. 2. Original Keepsakes --
Ch. 3. Destroying to Preserve --
Ch. 4. It Can Be Brutal --
Ch. 5. The Ace Comb Effect --
Ch. 6. Virgin Mummies --
Ch. 7. Already Worthless --
Ch. 8. A Chance to Begin Again --
Ch. 9. Dingy, Dreary, Dog-eared, and Dead --
Ch. 10. The Preservation Microfilming Office --
Ch. 11. Thugs and Pansies --
Ch. 12. Really Wicked Stuff --
Ch. 13. Getting the Champagne out of the Bottle --
Ch. 14. Bursting at the Seams --
Ch. 15. The Road to Avernus --
Ch. 16. It's Not Working Out --
Ch. 17. Double Fold --
Ch. 18. A New Test --
Ch. 19. Great Magnitude --
Ch. 20. Special Offer --
Ch. 21. 3.3 Million Books, 358 Million Dollars --
Ch. 22. Six Thousand Bodies a Day --
Ch. 23. Burning Up --
Ch. 24. Going, Going, Gone --
Ch. 25. Absolute Nonsense --
Ch. 26. Drumbeat --
Ch. 27. Unparalleled Crisis --
Ch. 28. Microfix --
Ch. 29. Slash and Burn --
Ch. 30. A Swifter Conflagration --
Ch. 31. Crunch --
Ch. 32. A Figure We Did Not Collect --
Ch. 33. Leaf Masters --
Ch. 34. Turn the Pages Once --
Ch. 35. Suibtermanean Convumision --
Ch. 36. Honest Disagreement --
Ch. 37. We Just Kind of Keep Track --
Ch. 38. In Good Faith.
Responsibility: Nicholson Baker.

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Explores the premise that libraries are discarding original paper items in their collections in favor of microfilm copies.

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