Phil the Web Crawler – Librarians playing key role in Open Access, Harry Potter teaches English, and more details of the e-book ‘conspiracy’.

– Survey says: Open Access survey findings throw light on the evolving role of the librarian.

– Consumers face long wait for $52 million tied to Apple e-book ‘conspiracy’.

– DOJ ebooks suit could “wipe out the publishing industry as we know it”.

– ‘Encyclopedia Brown’ author Donald J. Sobol remembered.

– Neil Gaiman will pen five children’s books.

– Can Harry Potter teach English?

– French anti-piracy chief: ‘punishment is not enough’.

– Britain Requires Open-Access Publishing for Publicly Financed Research.

– To help government libraries acquire e-books more strategically, ebrary, a ProQuest business, has added thousands of relevant e-books across acquisition models.

– Print books still dominate, but ebooks made up 15 percent of all trade book sales in 2011.


About philfeedback

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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