Infographic: The Value of Librarians!


The link below is to an infographic on the value of librarians

For more visit:
http://guncarryinglibrarian.wordpress.com/2012/06/01/the-value-of-librarians/

Article: Dr Seuss Does Star Wars


Here’s a great idea for a book, ‘Dr Seuss Does Star Wars.’ Just follow the link below to see what that would be like.

For more visit:
http://designtaxi.com/news/352728/If-Dr-Seuss-Did-Star-Wars/

Article: Guide to Reading and Walking at the Same Time


Do you read and walk at the same time? Perhaps you need a tutorial on the art of reading and walking at the same time? Well, the link below is to a guide on reading and walking at the same time – perhaps you’ll also need a hard hat and a suit of armour.

For more visit:
http://entertainment.time.com/2012/06/06/a-book-lovers-guide-to-reading-and-walking-at-the-same-time/

Article: Ebook Availability Around the World


The link below is to an article reporting on the availability of ebooks around the world. It looks at what I find particularly frustrating – why an ebook I want isn’t available in Australia but is in the USA. What do you thinking about the availability of ebooks in your country?

For more visit:
http://boingboing.net/2012/06/14/why-the-ebook-you-want-isnt.html

Article: Should Shakespeare Be Modernized?


The link below is to an article that asks the question, ‘should Shakespeare be modernized?’ Well, should he be? What do you think?

For more visit:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/aj-hartley/should-shakespeare-be-mod_b_1563664.html

Article: Companies Seeking the New .book Domain Name Extension


The link below is to an article reporting on nine companies seeking the .book Internet domain name extension, including Amazon of course.

For more visit:
http://www.mediabistro.com/galleycat/amazon-bowker-apply-for-book-internet-domain-name-extension_b52972.

Article: HarperCollins Launches Global Publishing Program


The link below is to an article reporting on a new book/ebook publishing initiative by HarperCollins called HarperCollins 360. It looks to be a very exciting program.

For more visit:
http://www.mediabistro.com/appnewser/harpercollins-launches-global-publishing-program_b23748