Part one of four in a series of discussions about books, e-books, and the future of museum publishing.
Recorded September 28, 2012
Even as scholarly publishing in most disciplines makes the transition from print to digital, art e-books have encountered hurdles in providing the same measure of reward to publishers, libraries, and researchers. Issues of format, content, pricing, selection, and user-friendliness persist. Are these hurdles real or imaginary? Are they truly specific to art publishing? If real, what prospects are there to solve these problems—and where will they come from?
Presentation by Mark Polizzotti, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief, The Metropolitan Museum of Art