– Why Flipping Through Paper-Like Pages Endures in the Digital World.
– From a BCLA Conference session and Library Renewal’s website: the reference interview for helping patrons load eBooks to their devices.
– Thanks to Allan Webner for bringing this to our attention: With the Espresso Book Machine you can walk into the store, request an out-of-print, or hard-to-find title, and a bookseller can print that book for you in approximately four minutes. (note from Heather – Oscar’s Art Books in Vancouver has one)
– And scruffy librarian Matt Weaver brought the saving eBooks for Libraries Petition to our attention. Sign it here where there is a full explanation of the petition.
– Project Aims to Build Online Hub for Archival Materials.
– California, Congress Move to Keep Facebook Passwords Private From Employers.
– Purdue Kicks Off Global Online-Education Project.
– The New Knowledge Services: merging knowledge management and librarianship.
– MillionShort is a new search engine developed by a Canadian that hacks Google so the first million results are tossed out leaving the rest.
– Almost 95% of tablet web traffic is via the iPad.
– Exclusive: potential China link to cyberattacks on gas pipeline companies.
– Are you a high multi-tasker or low multi-tasker?
– In defense of the New York Public Library. Tamper with that building and you risk offending some powerful sensitivities.
– Man decides to leave the internet for one year. Why? Find out here.