The Espresso Book Ma chine. “An ATM for Books”. Presentation by Cindy Porter. The Espresso Book Machine. Espresso: Something made to order, one at a time, at the point of sale, quickly. Espresso Book Machine Demo. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q946sfGLxm4. University of Michigan Library.
“An ATM for Books”
Presentation by Cindy Porter
Espresso: Something made to order, one at a time, at the point of sale, quickly.
“Rather than a one-size-fits-all solution, we believe the best book format varies in relationship to its uses and users. Some of the time, an electronic book – that can be accessed any time, anywhere, and quickly searched – is exactly what we need. …
… At other times, the ideal form of the book is a nicely bound copy that helps with sustained reading, that serves as a physical reminder of a reading experience or that can easily be passed from hand to hand.
- University of Michigan Libraries, 2008
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