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Monthly Archives: June 2012
Advertisement for San Francisco’s Bay Area Rapid Transit by Owen Smith. Click on the link to see more of his “Literary Journeys” series at the artist’s website.
Andrew Zack explains the process and costs of eBooks in Making E-books Is Harder Than It Looks.
Espresso-machine eBooks - The Antidote to e-Books
Everything in moderation: Enhanced ebooks are bad for children finds American study
Pew Poll shows 62 percent of American readers didn’t know if their library had e-books for lending. That and other survey stats at Most U.S. readers unaware of e-books at libraries: poll.
Ottawa’s Public Library has offered e-Books since 2010 and demand has skyrocketed although they still tackles challenges: Despite technical issues, e-books a best seller for library
After a pilot project, all 17 branches of the Edmonton Public Library will be lending e-readers to their patrons: Library Opens New Chapter With e-Readers. (I wonder which ones they bought?)
Read Books Online seems to be a fairly decent portal to the world of electronic literature delivery.
A very extensive indexed list of sources for online books can be found at The Online Books Page.
“Now you can finally enjoy reading e-books without giving up the smell you love so much. With Smell of Books™ you can have the best of both worlds, the convenience of an e-book and the smell of your favorite paper book.“
From Smell of Books.com where you will find others, such as Eau You Have Cats!
How much data is added to the digital cloud every minute?
“Big data is not just some abstract concept used to inspire and mystify the IT crowd; it is the result of an avalanche of digital activity pulsating through cables and airwaves across the world.”
Click image, then click again for large (readable) image. Browse more at visual.ly.