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The Midwinter Bump

Monday, January 16th, 2012

[UPDATE FOR MIDWINTER 2013: This is last year's post, but the principles of the exercise are the same. Just didn't want to reinvent the wheel.] As the ebooks in libraries war rages on, we’ve been having a tough time putting our money where our mouths are. In my last post, I talked a bit about […]

Terms of Service on Our Terms

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

What a difference a day makes, eh? I talked a bit yesterday about the response to HarperCollins’ new ebook policy, and I’m pleased to see just how many others are speaking out. There are even a few non-library inroads, including Galleycat, BoingBoing, and ReadWriteWeb. But it’s the Librarian in Black that strikes a nerve with […]

The 2011 Horizon Report is here!

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

My workplace created a new three-year plan last year, and as an extension of that I was tasked with identifying possible technology trends that may be emerging down the pike. Of all the sources I consulted during my research, the Horizon Reports assembled by the New Media Consortium and EDUCAUSE were definitely the most helpful. […]

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