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Aslib Proceedings

ISSN: 0001-253X
Currently published as: Aslib Journal of Information Management

Online from: 1949

Subject Area: Library and Information Studies

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A distant mirror?; the Internet and the printing press

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Title:A distant mirror?; the Internet and the printing press
Author(s):David Bawden, (Department of Information Science, City University, Northampton Square, London EC1V 0HB), Lyn Robinson, (School of Library, Archive and Information Studies, University College, London)
Citation:David Bawden, Lyn Robinson, (2000) "A distant mirror?; the Internet and the printing press", Aslib Proceedings, Vol. 52 Iss: 2, pp.51 - 57
Keywords:Internet, Printing industry, Publishing industry
Article type:Research Paper
DOI:10.1108/EUM0000000007000 (Permanent URL)
Publisher:MCB UP Ltd
Abstract:The introduction of the printing press to Europe in the mid-fifteenth century, and its effect on the communication of information, are considered, largely by reference to the writings of Elisabeth Eisenstein. Analogies and similarities with the impact of the Internet are identified, as a way of gaining insight into the current communications revolution.

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