Book sales compared with videoLargest publishers in the worldResearch library book purchases
(Economist 30 Sept. 1995)

Papers on libraries and preservation

Books into Bytes, original version of article in Scientific American, March 1997. You can get the published version on the Scientific American website.

Substituting Images for Books: The Economics for Libraries, presentation on 16 April 1996, in Symposium on Document Analysis and Information Retrieval, April 15-17, 1996 at Las Vegas, Nevada
Preserving Digital Objects: Recurrent Needs and Challenges, December 1995 presentation at 2nd NPO conference on Multimedia Preservation, Brisbane, Australia.
Images: Quantity is not always Quality, presentation on October 21, 1995 at Reconnecting Science and Humanities in Digital Libraries, conference at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
Preservation of New Technology, Report of the Commission on Preservation and Access, October 1992