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Archive for July, 2008

Two related yet unrelated items today: dSpace and Fedora have officially announced they will be partnering. This comes as good news for those of us who have long wanted to use Fedora for its open and expandable model, but have been using dSpace for its out-of-the-box ease. Now maybe we can have and eat our […]

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Mailer, McLuhan, 1968, a CBS talking show program titled “The Summer Way” and Google Video. Web serendipity strikes again, or always, or…hmm…I’m sure McLuhan would find another way to express it. But one fav quote from the show: McLuhan (around minute 10:00): “There is in IBM for example a phrase that “Information overload produces pattern […]

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According to an article in a recent “Inside Higher Education” several University Presses are releasing new or existing books on the Kindle. “By the beginning of the fall, Princeton plans to have several hundred books available for sale through Kindle. Yale University Press and Oxford University Press already have a similar presence there. The University […]

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University of Michigan has created an interesting digital library application: building on its partnership with Google Books, it offers users the opportunity to create custom collections of works that have been digitized. Once you create an account you can create a collection and store in it any material available in the UMich online collection. As […]

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