During the two day ebook track in at Internet Librarian there were a lot of references to articles, reports and books, by myself, and others so I thought I would put together a link round up. Content by Cory Docotrow Seriously read this. It’s free to download in the format of your choice and it will help you understand DRM better than anything else. E-book … Continue reading eBook Link Round Up from Internet Librarian #il2011
In case you haven’t seen it, there is a new site organizing a boycott of HarperCollins. Conversations about this have popped up on Twitter, Facebook and in the comments of my original post about the HarperCollines Fiasco, so I thought I’d provide a venue for discussion just about this issue. I’m inclined to agree with Toby Greenwalt on this one But I would argue that the picket line … Continue reading Is A Boycott of HarperCollins The Right Course of Action at This Time? #hcod #ebookrights
Sarah’s recent post – Why I am a library traitor and love the Kindle got me thinking – WHY is she a library traitor? I know I know, but hear me out. I have a Kindle. I love my Kindle. You know what I do with my Kindle? I buy books, books I didn’t check out from the library (the horror!). But here’s the thing, wait … Continue reading eBooks and eReaders: There Can Be Only One
Check out this awesome library parody of the Old Spice Commercials from The Harold B. Lee Library Multimedia Unit. I’m seriously impressed with the idea behind and the implementation of this video. And this video from Old Spice in response to my friend Andy Woodworth and others on Twitter. Continue reading Old Spice, New Spice and Libraries
Its the first ever National Privacy Week The American Library Association’s (ALA) Office for Intellectual Freedom has established Choose Privacy Week, May 2-8, to help libraries work with their communities around these complicated but vital issues. Privacy has long been a cornerstone of library services in America and a freedom that librarians defend every day. Choose Privacy Week invites library users into a national conversation … Continue reading Its Privacy Week!
I had the honor of presenting about Libraries and Transliteracy at the Kansas Library Association today. Thank you to Beta Phi Mu for bringing me in! As promised here is my presentations and links. Libraries and Translitearcy KLAhttp://static.slidesharecdn.com/swf/ssplayer2.swf?doc=klatransliteracyslideshare-100408064859-phpapp01&stripped_title=libraries-and-translitearcy-kla View more presentations from Bobbi Newman. Informing Communities: Sustaining Democracy in the Digital Age. Knight Commission on the Information Needs of Communities in a Democracy, 2009. Opportunity for … Continue reading KLA Libraries and Transliteracy Presentation