Phil the Web Crawler – eBook sticker shock, more clouds in your coffee, preparing for the flood and the future (is it Boxie?)

– Librarians Feel Sticker Shock as Price for Random House Ebooks Rises as Much as 300 Percent.

– The Library Cloud Pros and Cons.

Libraries of the Future is an article in The Tyee that pulls together a number of issues facing libraries today with an emphasis on VPL’s latest initiative.

– But what about the flood? In a Flood Tide of Digital Data, an Ark Full of Books.

– “In March, Read the Books You’ve Always Meant to Read”: Gorgeous Vintage PSA Posters, 1939-1941.

– College and university librarians are concerned about students’ search skills, and no wonder.

– Terrific new extensions for Firefox and Google (Beta) to protect privacy. HTTPS and Tor: Working Together to Protect Your Privacy and Security Online.

– Grounding Tomorrow’s Digital Library in Traditional Values.

– Fun Time:  Boxie the Robot needs your help.  Click here for more info.


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