Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Library-themed Mash-up

Tim Coates made an interesting speech at the Frankfurst Book Fair on publishers vs libraries and the way forward. You can read it here: http://alangibbons.net/2012/10/tim-coates-speech-at-the-frankfurt-book-fair/

A librarian's viewpoint on the issues: http://www.goodlibraryguide.com/blog/archives/2012/10/if_there_are_to.html

Amazing libraries from around the world:  http://www.news24.com/Travel/Multimedia/Amazing-libraries-20121019

And then on a completely non-library related tangent: a view on the effects of self publishers cutting book prices: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/24/self-publishing-authors-killing-publishing-ebook_n_2008374.html?utm_hp_ref=books

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