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Emerging Tech: Bluetooth Beacons and the DPLA

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This is the text of a talk that I gave at the NN/LM Greater Midwest Region tech talk on January 29, 2016. It has been lightly edited and annotated with link...

The Hourglass of a National E-Book Program

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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...

My O’Reilly Wish List

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O'Reilly Media -- my favorite technology publisher -- is offering a contest in which they are giving away $500 worth of books from their catalog. To enter, ...

The Role of the Library in the Future of Reading

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A popular topic coming across my radar screen is the future of reading, and more specifically the role of libraries in the future of reading. Much of commen...