Reading as sharing

Few days ago, Craig Mod, wrote a piece about his reading habits, about how digital ebooks got him excited for years, and then he slowly came back on paper. Craig’s critics to ebooks, to the whole ecosystem of digital books, are completely reasonable. If we have to rely on Amazon’s Kindle for storing our books, […]

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De Bibliotheca digitale, Google Book Search et Settlement/4

Nelle settimane scorse, durante il processo, Google aveva richiesto ed ottenuto per domani 7 ottobre lo slittamento dell’udienza per stabilire la correttezza dell’Accordo. Anche se il Settlement originale è ormai morto, domani sarà una giornata importante. Le parti in carica forniranno un aggiornamento sulle loro discussioni. Vari enti del mondo profit e non, in primis […]

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Digital Libraries as Phenotypes for Digital Societies, Gary Marchionini. #ECDL 2009

NOTE: Live-blogging. Getting things wrong. Missing points. Omitting key information. Introducing artificial choppiness. Over-emphasizing small matters. Paraphrasing badly. Not running a spellpchecker. Mangling other people’s ideas and words. Posted without re-reading. You are warned, people. (thanks for this, Dave!) Gary Marchionini is professor in the School of Information ad Library Science. His interests are related […]

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