Go Read This | Publishers’ catalogs: does anyone use these? (via Eintauchen)

Interesting post this. There are pretty big changes coming of course and some underway too.

Publishers' catalogs: does anyone use these? Presses of all types constantly bombard libraries (and scholars) with glossy and expensively produced catalogs. In my years as a librarian, these have generally been viewed by most of my colleagues with disdain, even in the days before one could pull up a publisher's title list with the flick of a wrist. So why do they persist? Certain … Read More

via Eintauchen

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One comment

  1. Thanks for the link. Saw a recycling bin full of unread catalogs the other day and just had to say something about this waste. Hope some publishers chime in with their thoughts.

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