Friday, September 17, 2010

Saving the Warburg Library

This is an article from the New York Review of Books that presses the case to save Britain's famous Warburg Library. Increasingly, traditional libraries are trying to preserve the cultural heritage of the world's great book collections. This article adds fodder to the argument that book collections themselves are intellectual instruments that transcend even the content that is within them: a argument often loss on today's administrators.

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