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The Entire Point of Public Libraries

Lately, Andrew Sullivan is taking an interest in public libraries. After linking to a trove of letters by E.B. White and others celebrating the opening of a public library, and then to an article reporting the budget shortages that may … Continue reading

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Can’t We All Just Agree to Pretend that Ebooks are More Like Traditional Books?

I suppose I ought to weigh in with my two cents on a controversy that has held the professional library world enthralled for several days now. Within three days of my library going live on our website with Overdrive, a … Continue reading

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Quote for the Day: Jeanette Winterson on Digitization

What worries me is that a load of shite has been talked about digitisation as being the new Gutenberg, but the fact is that Gutenberg led to books being put in shelves, and digitisation is taking books off shelves.  If … Continue reading

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