Massive Open Opportunity: Supporting MOOCs in Public and Academic Libraries is an article by Meredith Schwartz that was posted on the Library Journal website last week.
There has been a lot of talk about libraries and MOOCs lately as librarians try [...]Read More... →
Professional growth and development opportunities from ALCTS; the Blended Librarian; the Library Juice Academy; NFAIS; and VALA – Libraries, Technology and the Future Inc.
On Thursday, June 27, at the 2013 ALA Annual Conference, ALCTS brings you “Shared Print Monographs: Making It Work.” This [...]Read More... →
ProQuest completes acquisition of EBL; Cengage CEO seeking restructuring, may file bankruptcy; ARL membership meeting slides available; This Week’s Rumor: Microsoft Not Buying Nook; Increased science funding drives physics in Brazil
“On May 13, 2013, the agreement announced in January was finalized, completing [...]Read More... →
Library Copyright Alliance applauds Unlocking Technology Act and comments on Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP); Digitized 17th-Century maps from Ireland now online; PBS MediaShift starts publishing ebooks; IOP Publishing and NIMS agree to continue publishing STAM; California Open Access Bill clears committee; Cochrane’s has a new look; and dtSearch now covers more data types.
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Title: From Codex to Hypertext: Reading at the Turn of the Twenty-first Century Editor: Anouk Lang Cloth: 978-1-55849-952-2, $80
Paper:978-1-55849-953-9, $28.95 Imprint: Amhurst: Univ. of Massachusetts, 2012
“The start of the twenty-first century has brought with it a rich variety of ways in which readers can connect with one another, [...]Read More... →
by Jonathan H. Harwell, Rollins College
In case you haven’t yet explored the Digital Public Library of America, the Guardian has a nice rundown, including some of the DPLA’s ideas for the future, such as the “authors’ alliance” and the “library licence.”
By the way, several years ago I saw Harper Lee being [...]Read More... →
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