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Posts from Date:   2013-1

How Valuable are Annotations

by Jay Heiser  |  January 9, 2013

Today’s library user takes electronic catalogs for granted.  Being able to remotely search the contents of a library is not only convenient, but it also allows for a tighter integration between the lending practices—you can see if a book is loaned out. During a period of several decades, a number of service firms made very […]

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That Christmas Kindle has Strings Attached

by Jay Heiser  |  January 4, 2013

We’ve recently moved house, and my collection of books, many of them heavily marked up with multi-colored highlights, Post-Its, and bookmarks, remains something of a storage issue.  Over the last several months, I’ve been experimenting with digital books on an iPad.  There’s a lot to be said both for and against services like Amazon’s Kindle […]

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