Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Varied Views of Importance of Print Preservation

Fascinating tidbit: 2006 Ithaka survey reveals two contradictory findings:
  • Small university libraries prize print preservation more than large research institutions, but are less likely to have a programmatic commitment to it.
  • Large research libraries are less tied to print by now--conceptually at least--but are more likely to have archival collections.

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