Phil the Webcrawler – Fire Destroys Bella Bella Library, Look for Penguin eBook price cuts, ARBT Makes Books Dance.

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– Fire destroys remote Bella Bella Community Library; 4000 books lost.

– Goodreads hit with copyright suit over fan photo.

– Second Suit Filed to Halt NYPL Central Renovation.

– PayPal apologizes for blocking sales of photo book with “Iranian” in the title.

– Students Prefer Print but Not Books for Serious Academic Reading.

– What Academic Libraries Can Learn From Howard County Public.

– Months after settlement, retailers start cutting Penguin ebook prices.

– iPad publisher Inkling nabs $16M and partners with Pearson and Elsevier.

– Byliner’s new iPad app aims to find your next long read.

– More Vendors Help Libraries Stream Video.

– MOBIUS Libraries increase number of E-books available for patrons with EBSCO eBook subscriptions.

– The real villain in the ebooks case isn’t Apple or Amazon — it’s publishers’ addiction to DRM.

– Business and Finance E-books from Euromoney Now Available via EBSCO eBooks.

– Get a load of this: Disney Unveils New Augmented Reality Book Technology.

Phil will be taking a break from his weekly column. I hope it’s only temporary! Thanks to Phil for sharing so many interesting stories in the last two years.
– Heather (LTAS Blog Coordinator)

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2 thoughts on “Phil the Webcrawler – Fire Destroys Bella Bella Library, Look for Penguin eBook price cuts, ARBT Makes Books Dance.

  1. A huge thanks for aggregating these news stories over the past 2 years, Phil. I have been tuning in regularly for quite some time and always look forward reading the articles you have gathered. Hope to see you return in the future!
    – A UFV-educated Library Technician in Alberta

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