Article: Ebooks and the Brain


The link below is to an article reporting on how our brain adapts to using ebooks and the like. What do you think of this article? A bit too much of the psycho babble perhaps?

For more visit:
http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/nature-brain-and-culture/201102/the-problem-the-web-and-e-books-is-there-s-no-space-them

Article: Publishers Abandoning Amazon


The link below is to an article reporting on how some ebook publishers are abandoning Amazon because of Amazon’s cheaper pricing model.

For more visit:
http://www.good.is/post/the-e-book-battles-why-some-publishers-are-abandoning-amazon/

Article: Tree Bookcase


The link below is to an article reporting on the Tree Bookcase. This could be a useful bookcase for a genealogical library perhaps.

For more visit:
http://theblogonthebookshelf.blogspot.com.au/2012/03/tree-bookcase.html

Article: Oxford and Vatican Libraries Launch Online Project


The link below is to an article reporting on a new online project being launched by the Oxford University’s Bodleian Libraries and the Vatican Library. In short, these libraries are going to digitise a wealth of old and rare works and make them available online.

For more visit:
http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2012/04/12/150498524/ancient-texts-will-go-online-as-oxford-and-vatican-libraries-launch-project