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The Hourglass of a National E-Book Program

9 minute read

This weekend I was at the second "DPLAfest" for the Digital Public Library of America. For a while I was in the national e-book program track. Participants...

Amazon Catalog Updates

3 minute read

Did you know that Amazon offers a facility to make corrections to its catalog? Somewhere in the past few months someone mentioned this to me and I tried it ...

What ever happened to Google Knowls?

less than 1 minute read

It was announced on December 13th last year with much discussion here on DLTJ and elsewhere on the blogosphere. It would seem uncharacteristic of Google to ...

Disruption in Publishing

1 minute read

Last week's Chronicle of Higher Education Review had an opinion piece by Kate Wittenberg, director of EPIC (Electronic Publishing Initiative at Columbia) wit...

AJAX-based Video Editing Tool

less than 1 minute read

This is amazing stuff -- an AJAX-based video editing tool...in your web browser! I haven't looked at the underlying technology or it's licensing terms (the...