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Don’t miss this by Brian Kenney: http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/libraries/article/56190-giving-them-what-they-should-want.html That strategy seems to represent a new chapter in a debate public librarians in America have had for 150 years: should we be providing our readers with the material they want, or should we be providing books we think they should read? Because, […]

Meeting Reader Expectations for Content – Giving Them the E-Books ...

http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/trade-shows-events/article/54958-the-p-l-sheet-ala-preview-2012.html Brian Kenney writes his first Publishers Weekly column: What do I want to come in 2013? What I want is simple: more chaos. I have no interest in trying to replicate our old print models or owning e-books. I’m enough of a librarian to want someone out there to […]

If you read anything about e-books this winter, read this…

The most democratic book project I know is about to relaunch – Here is an article I wrote for the German library magazine BUB as member of the Zukunftentwicklers network – With a few corrections because a lot has happened with Unglue.it since the deadline: What is crowd funding and what does it mean […]

Unglue: Giving books to the world by crowd funding ...

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