– Check out Fraser Valley Regional Library’s Outreach “tour manager” Smitty Miller and “Lili” at the ALA Midwinter meetings in Seattle.
– Timbuktu, Syria and protecting cultural artifacts in times of war.
– Has the Great Library of Timbuktu been lost?
– Is the book a crucial cultural artifact, or just an outdated container for content?
– 53% of Library Users Want ‘A Broader Selection of eBooks’.
– Macmillan to launch two-year ebook library lending pilot.
– Credo Helps Students Learn Critical Information Skills with Two New Literati Solutions.
– Syndetic Solutions will add Facebook access and new content elements in early 2013.
– ebrary Closes 2012 with 100+ new publishers signed.
– Cornell and Columbia Libraries to build a joint technical infrastructure.
– EBSCO Publishing and Ingram collaborate to make eBooks on EBSCOhost available via OASIS Library Platform.
– Australian library’s Lance Armstrong ‘fiction’ notice revealed as a hoax.
– Battling Kobo, Amazon launches Kindle e-readers and store in Canada.