Tag Archives: e-books

Keeping reading on track

BBC Arts Editor Will Gompertz has been talking to Penguin Group Chief Executive John Makinson about the future of books. “I don’t expect that readers will open Jane Austen on page one and read through to page 300 and then … Continue reading

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They don’t know what librarians do (yet again)…

The Guardian’s regressed a bit on its recent good record on library stories that show an understanding of what the profession really does. It lists librarians as under threat from new technology, along with city traders, military pilots and IT … Continue reading

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Libraries – tap into community creativity!

‘Are libraries at all prepared for information without publishers?’ is a very interesting question posed in response to the HarperCollins library e-book lending furore. The publisher has decided to limit each of its e-book in libraries to 26 loans only. … Continue reading

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Contain yourself

Being a journalist, I obviously think that content is king. I’m interested in the quality of content and the fact that despite all the citizen-generated stuff out there on social networking platforms that the kidz look at, apparently the majority … Continue reading

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