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Top Ten Links 2.44: eBooks, Digital Literacy, Transliteracy, Libraries & Quitting Google

11.06.2011 · Posted in Links, Read This

My personally selected top ten from the links I shared on Twitter 10.30.2011 through 11.05.2011. In no particular order: 1. Free eBooks, Piracy & Secondhanding Musing on ebook piracy and free downloads yesterday at Alan Baxter’s blog, I made a passing comparison between the digital distribution of books, whether legally or illegally, and the sale of ...

Why Amazon’s Lending Library is Not a Threat to Public Libraries

11.04.2011 · Posted in eBooks

I had no idea that Amazon's announcement would signal the end of the world, or at least the end of public libraries, or as my friend & colleague Andy puts it, the library apocalypse or I would have included this in yesterday's post. First let's talk numbers about the Amazon Lending Library* Prime costs $79 a year, that's ...

Top Ten Links 2.43: eBooks, Easy QR Codes, Time Management and Career Expectations

10.30.2011 · Posted in Links, Read This

My personally selected top ten from the links I shared on Twitter 10.22.2011 through 10.28.2011. In no particular order: 1. Amazon adds Whispersync for personal ebooks · Hidden Peanuts Amazon is declaring that they don’t care where your ebook comes from, they just want you to read it on their platform (as long as it ...