Phil the Web Crawler – Support grows for Dale Askey and McMaster University, BC publisher saved, and ebooks ensure access for elderly.


- The BCLA has issued a letter of support and now ARL-CARL issued Joint Statement in Support of Dale Askey and McMaster University.

- Bankrupt publisher saved by BC Competitor.

- eBooks better than traditional printed pages for the elderly.

- Meet the unlikely group that saved Timbuktu’s manuscripts.

-  Focus on literacy to get workers back on the job.

- Amazon wins broad patent to create marketplace for used digital content.

- Digital magazine sales still tiny overall, but titles like Reader’s Digest see huge growth.

- iTunes launches Breakout Books section to highlight self-published titles.

- Why Google’s settlement with French publishers is bad for the web.

- Will book publishers become irrelevant?

- A good book is like good medicine – reading for mental health.

- How to Save a Public Library: Make It a Seed Bank.

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Library and Information Technician, Adult Education and Workplace Training Certificate, Information specialist, I love information, I eat sleep and bathe in information. Then I pay it forward.
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