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Library of walls [electronic resource] : the Library of Congress and the contradictions of information society / by Samuel Gerald Collins.

By: Collins, Samuel Gerald.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Duluth, Minn. : Litwin Books, 2009Description: 1 online resource (xi, 201 p.).ISBN: 9781936117376 (electronic bk.); 1936117371 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Library of Congress | Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program | Library of Congress -- Information technology | Information society -- United States | National libraries -- United States | Digital libraries -- United States | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Library & Information Science -- Administration & Management | Washington (D.C.) -- Library of Congress | Elektronische Bibliothek | Informationsgesellschaft | USAGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Library of walls.DDC classification: 025.1/97573 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction : if on a winter's night a reader -- Anthropology and the imperial archive -- From knowledge machines to information scapes : tracing the library's places and non-places -- Ghosts in the information machine -- "Getting the champagne out of the bottle and into the six-pack : laying the foundations for the virtual library and the LC -- Corporeal work at the virtual library : research and scholarship for a new age -- Conclusion : the American pastoral revisited.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 155-195) and index.

Introduction : if on a winter's night a reader -- Anthropology and the imperial archive -- From knowledge machines to information scapes : tracing the library's places and non-places -- Ghosts in the information machine -- "Getting the champagne out of the bottle and into the six-pack : laying the foundations for the virtual library and the LC -- Corporeal work at the virtual library : research and scholarship for a new age -- Conclusion : the American pastoral revisited.

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