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Book Lovers Fear Dim Future for Notes in the Margins

Book Lovers Fear Dim Future for Notes in the Margins “People will always find a way to annotate electronically,” said G. Thomas Tanselle, a former vice president of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and an adjunct professor of English at Columbia University. “But there is the question of how it is going to be preserved. And that is a problem now facing collections libraries.
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Arts : About Last Night (3 years ago)

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Programming / Web Development : Jon Udell (4 years ago)

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