Category: eBooks

David Lewis’ presentation on Collections Futures

Peter Murray (aka the Disruptive Library Technology Jester) has provided an audio-overlay of David Lewis’ slideshare of his plenary at the last June’s RLG Annual Partners meeting. If you are at all interested in understanding the future of academic libraries,

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1 week of iPad

It has been a little over a week since My iPad was delivered, and in that time I have had the opportunity to try it out at home, at work, and on the road. In fact, I’m currently typing this

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Apples and Oranges

So I was completely wrong about the iPad sporting a nifty ZUI. Reading some of the “expert” commentary regarding the newly announced Apple tablet, it appears that there is a great deal of disappointment in the device due in large

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Amazon now rules eBooks, and Libraries should pay attention (or, why I’m not worried that Amazon will say “All your book are belong to us”, and even if they do, why it doesn’t matter)

Amazon got it right – again. Today, they released a Kindle app for the iPhone, thereby allowing iPhone users to access Amazon’s eBook collection. This is big; iPhone owners were already reading eBooks on their devices using one of a

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