The impact of digitization on special collections in libraries
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Hirtle, Peter B.
Digitization has brought significant benefit to the users of special collections. It will also challenge the relative value given to paper originals of rare materials as digital holdings increase. Special collections will need to justify their unique value through a deeper understanding of their holdings and an extension of their scope.
University of Texas Press
Digitization; Special collections
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Libraries & Culture: a journal of library history, 37:1 (Winter, 2002): 42-52