library closings still in the news in the UK: “Book Barbarians”

July 22, 2011 0

Authors continue to weigh in on potential library closures in Britain. Philip Pullman (His Dark Materials Trilogy, e.g. helps to raise funds protesting library cuts, arguing in the UK there are 9 million people who have still never used the Internet.

Kindles in the news – in time for tonight’s program!

July 20, 2011 0

Just in time for tonight’s “Kindles and Kobos and Nooks” (Smith Boardroom, OCLC Conference Center, Dublin, OH 6:30pm), Amazon announces a new program for textbook rental on a variety of readers and other computers:

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