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ERIC Number: EJ611634
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0002-9769
Are Bibliophiles Endangering Rare Books? How Online Auctions Threaten Library Collections. [and] Do Librarians Treat Books as Second-Class Citizens?
Beinhoff, Lisa A.; Cox, Stephen
American Libraries, v31 n3 p53-55 Mar 2000
Discusses rare books in library collections and problems that are encountered with theft and/or preservation. Highlights include the effects of online auctions on the Internet; costs of replacing lost materials; and libraries that keep valuable books in the circulating collection, stamping them and subjecting them to use that devalues them. (LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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