Entries Tagged as 'Fun and Games'

Safari Books Online celebrates ten years – infographic

September 14th, 2011 · Comments Off

Marydee Ojala  from Online Magazine brought this interesting infographic to my attention.  It’s from Safari Books Online, highlighting their accomplishments from the past ten years.  Check it out here.  Safari now offers access to over 16,000 titles.  For more info, visit:  (http://www.safaribooksonline.com).

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Fun and Games · Interfaces/Platforms · Public Libraries · Publishing · Vendor News

Credo Reference Sponsors Build a Bridge to Your Library Contest

March 10th, 2011 · Comments Off

Credo Reference is sponsoring a contest to bridge the library to Credo Topic Pages.  Any student, faculty, or staff of a library (not required to be a Credo Reference customer) can submit an entry.  The idea is simple – build a single web page using Credo Topic Pages to point to authoritative sources, images and […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Conferences/Events · Fun and Games · Interfaces/Platforms · Public Libraries · Reference Publishing · Vendor News

Fun Facts about eBooks

November 24th, 2010 · Comments Off

As we prepare for a long holiday weekend here in the States, I thought I’d provide you with some fun facts about eBooks and other electronic content (just in case you need to impress the relatives).  These are things I collected from articles, blog posts, and by contacting vendors directly.  I use these factoids when […]

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Tags: Fun and Games · Surveys/Statistics

New Articles of Interest

August 6th, 2010 · Comments Off

Some things for your weekend reading list: A Sustainable Future for Open Textbooks? The Flatworld Knowledge Story E-Texts for All (Even Lucy) | Ebooks and Accessibility How Does Google Work? Learn How Google Works: Search Engine + AdWords HOW TO: Self-Publish Anything Online Newsweek Asks: “Farewell, Libraries?” « ResourceShelf

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Tags: Articles of Interest · Business Models/Pricing · Ebook Readers · Fun and Games · Interfaces/Platforms · Library News · Publishing · Self Publishing · Textbooks

QR Code for NSR blog

July 21st, 2010 · Comments Off

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Tags: Discovery · Fun and Games · NSR Info

New Articles of Interest

July 16th, 2010 · Comments Off

Here’s what I’ve been reading this week: The best is what I watched. Love this library video, a spoof on the Old Spice commercial from BYU, despite no mention of eBooks! E-books will make up majority of Saint Leo U’s library come fall – Wired Campus Paper — The Progression of Digital Publishing: Innovation and […]

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Tags: Articles of Interest · Ebook Readers · Fun and Games · Marketing · Publishing · Textbooks

The iPad Ticker

April 27th, 2010 · Comments Off

This reminds me of the population ticker at the Smithsonian in DC – Chitika Labs iPad Stats.

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Tags: Ebook Readers · Fun and Games · Surveys/Statistics · Vendor News

NLW Brainteaser Challenge from Credo Reference

April 13th, 2010 · Comments Off

Sorry for the delay in posting this, I was on vacation last week.  The contest is still going the entire week, so check it out. Credo Reference celebrates National Library Week with free access and a prize drawing Boston and Oxford, (April 6, 2010) – Credo Reference, the award winning online reference library, is pleased […]

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Tags: Fun and Games · Reference Publishing · Vendor News

EPUB logo contest

April 12th, 2010 · Comments Off

The IDPF is hosting a contest for the design of the EPUB logo.  All individuals, companies, educational institutions and other groups are eligible to submit entries.  Entries must be received by May 7th at 2400 hours.  The winning design will receive $1000 cash and two tickets to attend the IDPF Digital Book 2010 at BEA.  […]

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Tags: EPUB · Formats · Fun and Games

Video on Future of Publishing

March 18th, 2010 · Comments Off

Very interesting You Tube video from DK Publishing on the future of publishing.  Take the 2:26 from your day and watch.

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Tags: Fun and Games · Publishing