Daily Archives: January 19, 2005

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Shifting Worlds

The call for speakers is up! http://www.infotoday.com/il2005/ How are libraries and librarians changing to meet the needs of users in 2005? Got something to say? Want a great place and a wonderful crowd to say it to? Ponder a submission for Internet Librarian 2005! I’m still fired up from last November!

Circulating Digital Content

This weekend the South Bend Tribune reported that my hometown library has jumped into the digital content arena by aligning with Recorded Books in a $10,000 contract. The service, the paper reports, gives patrons access to 500 titles. “Patrons will be able to download the books to their home computers and then load them into any of the small media players that are Windows-based. Patrons also will be able to go to the library and download books onto their MP3’s or similar players.” Here’s their site: http://www.recordedbooks.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=rb.downloadable There are choices now for this type of content: Audible, Recorded, OverDrive. My […]