[Bell Historians] Library Committee's learned journal

David Bryant djb122 at y...
Fri Apr 11 13:50:05 BST 2003

> There is still the basic difficulty of getting people to actually commit
> their research to paper/screen. Is there perhaps a greater satisfaction to
> be had in having a book printed, rather than putting it on the web,
> the latter's advantages?

You're probably right about people seeing the publication of a book as more
of an achievement. It's somethign concrete in a way that the web isn't. And
a website never seems finished. Even parts which you thought were complete
can always be tweaked, rewriteen and added to.


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