Tomorrow is the last day to Opt Out of the Google Book Settlement Agreement. You can do this online. The biggest question you have to answer is what do you get by opting in that you don’t get by opting out, other than $60 per book? The publishers are all ... more >
Cedar Rapids, Iowa suffered a terrible flood this summer and as a result the Cedar Rapids Public Library was nearly destroyed. Federal funds are being used to rebuild but there are no funds to replace the 20,000-30,000 books destroyed as a result of the water damage. If you want to ... more >
File this under what I would do if I won the lottery. Wired magazine has photos of the incredible 3600 square foot library of VRG* Jay Walker of WalkerDigital. He has a Sputnik, a copy of the first illustrated history book in history, an original Chaucer. Basically its the PORN ... more >
Library in Phoenix has the capabilities of allowing iPhone/iTouch/iPod users to download audio books. The users have to download a software that deletes the audio books after three weeks. I’m not exactly sure how that works but it is certainly a neat idea.
Blogger M has launched a blog plea for help. She wants to be married and not because she can’t handle a drill or open her own doors or that she is afraid of being independent. It sounds like she wants someone to share her life with her. Isn’t the what ... more >
Jayne brought this link to my attention. The International Children’s Digital Library is an online library that collects, scans and makes digitally available, children’s books from around the world. The ICDL Foundation’s goal is to build a collection of books that represents outstanding historical and contemporary books from throughout the ... more >