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Clive Thompson recently gave an excellent interview on the findings tumblr as part of their “How We Will Read” series. In the interview, Thompson discusses his ideas on eBooks, social reading and the future of print. But I think that his thoughts about print on demand books are the most interesting. What […]

Libraries as Publishers: Possibilities with print on demand


This is the second and final installment of my interview with Vanessa Morris. Part 1 was posted on Wednesday, July 13th and is available  HERE. – TTW Contributor Ben Lainhart —- BL: I know that you have both a professional and personal interest in virtual worlds and and social media. […]


TTW Interview Series: Vanessa Morris, Part II

When Michael asked me to be a Contributor here on Tame the Web I knew that one of the things I wanted to do was start an interview series with different people in the profession that I find interesting, instructive or challenging. My goal with this series is provide interviews […]

TTW Interview Series: Vanessa Morris, Part 1

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Over the weekend, while all my American colleagues were heading to The Big Easy for #ala11, I jumped north of the border to attend TEDxLibrarians at the University of Toronto. It was an inspiring day in a beautiful city and the speakers gave me a lot to think about on […]

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