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Holding Our Breath Till We Turn Blue

Monday, February 28th, 2011

As the #hcod debate has continued to grow, many concerned librarians, authors, and readers are beginning to move from discussion to direct action. One of these motions calls for a direct boycott of HarperCollins. This is the kind of move that revolutions are founded on. But I’m not sure it’s the kind of move our […]

My email to HarperCollins

Sunday, February 27th, 2011

At this point, the conversation related to #hcod (many thanks to Jeff Kreger for putting together that archive) has been largely one-sided. Librarians, readers, and even a few authors have been conversing together about ebooks and the licensing dilemma. It’s been fantastic to see so much passion and respectful debate taking place over the past […]

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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