Phil the Web Crawler – Saving Libraries, Publishers as Oil Cartels and Access for the Blind


– The Library Copyright Alliance applauds the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) for finalizing the Treaty for the Blind.

– DOJ compares Apple and publishers to oil cartels.

– For University Presses, a Time of Fixing Bridges, and Building New Ones.

– ReadersFirst: A movement to improve ebook access and services for public library users.

– As sales plunge, Barnes & Noble says it will stop making Nook tablets.

– New WorldCat Metadata API will enable OCLC members, partners to build new applications for libraries to catalog in WorldCat.

– What did ancient Rome look like in A.D. 320?

– The Rise of Electronic Short Form Publishing.

– Bill Moyers Essay: How Citizen Power Can Save a Library.

– Breaking up the Monolith – The Modular Future of Scholarly Publishing.


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