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This article examines the 'synthetic' – i.e.constructed and recombinant – histories of the book, the university and the Internet to argue that the vitality of the institution that links them all, the university press, will depend on yet further syntheses. These will include, in particular, an increasing commitment to the collaborative development of innovative digital technologies.

Document Type: Research Article


Publication date: January 1, 2005

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