Sacramento, CA

On October 17, the Sacramento Public Library installed the Espresso Book Machine (r), a Xerox Solution (EBM), in its Central Branch location downtown.

Library Director Rivkah Sass said, "We are committed to developing a community based publishing center called I Street and the Espresso Book Machine is an essential part of that dream. We are telling the citizens of Sacramento County, 'Have a book inside? We can print it for you!'"

by Molly Joss Getting into CTP can be a learning experience, as panelists at the BookTech '99 session "CTP Part Two: Economic Issues Roundtable" explained. Session speakers, who shared their experiences in detail, included --Jerry Charlton, director of customer technical services, Quebecor Books, Kingsport, TN --Deborah Jones, senior production manager, McGraw-Hill, School Division, New York City --Craig Yolitz, director, prepress department, the West Group, Eagan, MN --Mark M. Krahforst, manufacturing manager, Rodale Press Overall, panelists described the experience of venturing into CTP as a positive one. As speakers described their experiences, a unifying pattern emerged -- each company had moved slowly into it as

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