Daily Archives: January 10, 2010

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SJCPL locations in Local Books

SJCPL locations in Local Books, originally uploaded by mstephens7. Don’t miss this! http://www.librarything.com/blog/2010/01/local-books-iphone-application.php Tim Spaulding writes: Why We Did It. Creating Local Books wasn’t free. We hired an outside house to help us. (Well, semi-outside; half of ConceptHouse is our in-house programmer Chris/ConceptDawg.) There’s no “monetization” at all. We did it because, despite the dozens of dining, clubbing and other location applications, nobody had done a good book one before. True, IndieBound recently came out with an elegant iPhone app.(2) But indies are not the only bookstores. And libraries, which far exceed bookstores and are almost everywhere, are absolutely critical. […]