AGAINST THE GRAIN

Werner Gundersheimer

Abstract

Six or seven years ago, I began a quiet campaign to alert the trustees of the Folger Library that their eminent collection of special collections was well on the way to becoming what I called “road kill on the information highway.” Until that time, I had stood back and watched my colleagues in the independent research libraries invest large numbers of very scarce dollars in online cataloging, the attendant costs of retrospective conversion, and the cascading expenses of hardware and software purchases and upgrades. For quite a while, it had been clear to me that it was not in our . . .

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