115 pages ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 101-108) and index.
The digital age has not significantly changed the way people read / Robert Darnton -- Digitizing books will change publishing for the better / Jason Epstein -- Digitizing books devalues the work of professional writers / Ewan Morrison -- The ability to revise digitized books yields benefits and risks / Nicholas Carr -- Digitizing historical books eliminates the thrill of scholarship / Tristram Hunt -- Digitizing historical books does not demean scholarship / James Gleick -- No company should be allowed a monopoly on book digitization / Brewster Kahle -- Large-scale digitization projects will benefit writers and readers / Richard A. Posner -- A digital public library will increase access to books for all people / Megan Geuss -- Digitizing books will increase book piracy / Scott Turow -- Digitizing books will not substantially increase book piracy / Alastair Harper -- E-books are an environmentally friendly option / Julia Silverman -- E-books are not better for the environment than print books / Nick Moran -- Colleges should mandate that all textbooks be digitized / Marc Presnsky.
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