April 5, 2011. Part 1 records the prepared remarks of the speakers: Gary L. Strong (University Librarian, UCLA), Robert D. Fleck (founder of Oak Knoll Books and former president of ILAB and ABAA), and Eugene S. Flamm (collector, bibliophile, and current Grolier Club president). Moderator: Susan M. Allen (Director, California Rare Book School). This distinguished panel, representing a broad cross section of the book world, will debate the impact — positive as well as negative — of digitization and the web on the physical book as historical artifact, work of art/craft, and commodity.

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