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"The Future of the Book in a Digital Age" - A Presentation by Arnold Hirshon, Associate Provost and University Librarian

When: Sat., Jan. 20, 1-2 p.m. 2018

In “The Future of the Book in a Digital Age,” Arnold Hirshon, Associate Provost and University Librarian, Case Western Reserve University, will give a condensed (and perhaps idiosyncratic) overview of the history and future of the formats that have been used to transmit thought via the written word. As background, he will discuss the emergence and significance of the bound book as a physical form. He will then discuss the nature and current state of the book publishing industry, discuss the role and importance of books to digital scholarship today, and posit some future directions regarding the future of the

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