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The Future of Libraries? Yes!

Lately, I’ve been thinking about the future of libraries. We’ve been planning our library’s strategic direction at work (what will our priorities be over the next 3 years)? There’s a new library school at the University of Ottawa, working to define itself. And articles on the future of libraries are being shared right, left and … Continue reading

Should DRM be the way forward?

Talk of eBooks surrounds us constantly. Following the 2010 Christmas season, Amazon.com announced that it sold more eBooks than paperbacks. Just last week, the topic of eBooks came up a dozen times in my Google Reader (here are two interesting posts: bit.ly/pVu7bs, bit.ly/nNwooi). And the Wall Street Journal announced it would be adding eBooks to … Continue reading