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quote:Originally posted by suncorpsealso said that online search is much useful to search any kind of book related or topic related search,
quote:Originally posted by VAlibrarianAs a librarian, I have a longstanding affection for printed books, but I think the key here is that it would be regrettable if the 'net experience were to reduce the willingness of people to spend the time to read an entire book, be it nonfiction or fiction, print or online. There is nothing to equal the experience ofreading a classic novel or a well constructed, fact-based, and well styled nonfiction work. What we are doing here with these postings is certainly technically impressive, but a single page does not have the nuance, detail, or impact of a longer work.chris wiegard