Daily Archives: February 9, 2012

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Overcoming e-book ‘stagnation’ by Åke Nygren

Don’t miss this article by Åke Nygren at InformationToday Europe: http://www.InfoToday.eu/Articles/ReadArticle.aspx?ArticleID=80411&PageNum=2 Åke explores how Stockholm Libraries are responding to e-book stagnation: Since 2010 the Stockholm Public Libraries have been working hard at coming to grips with the conflict between a growing public demand for e-books and the devastatingly low percentage of e-books available in their stacks. The overall conclusion: instead of waiting for a print oriented publishing market, paralysed by its anxieties for possible loss of market shares, let’s get the job done ourselves!  Later: The third step will be to explore the potential with EPUB 3, an open format that has […]

All About SJSU SLIS Student Research Journal

SLIS Student Research Journal is a peer-reviewed publication of San José State University School of Library and Information Science that promotes graduate scholarship and intellectual inquiry in the fields of library and information science, archives and records management, and museum studies. For more information: http://scholarworks.sjsu.edu/slissrj/  LIS Educators – please share this info with your students, including the policies for submissions, etc: http://scholarworks.sjsu.edu/slissrj/policies.html My essay “Beyond the Walled Garden: LIS Students in an Era of Participatory Culture” is in the newest issue: http://scholarworks.sjsu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1067&context=slissrj Here’s a brief excerpt of that article: Contributions Matter It makes me happy to see students, especially those who have taken my classes, […]