Ah, there’s so much to look at online, isn’t there? Here’s what’s been catching my eye this week…
- Check out this huge panoramic map of London in 1845. It’s presented Google Maps style and is really easy to navigate. (Sourced via BB)
- What is Book Futurism? Have a look at the Book Futurism Manifesto. I think libraries are going down the same path. (Sourced via RS)
- Oooops! Imagine cleaning up this mess!
- 5 Ways that Paper Books are Better than eBooks. You’re preaching to the choir here, RWW, but all the same, it’s good information.
- The IFLA World Report 2010. The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions have released this interesting report on internet use in libraries, which includes New Zealand.
- Where else will kids think to put the internet? This is an interesting little clip from RWW about the future of the internet, seen through the eyes of the children who will grow up to create it.
- What Digital Rights Management (DRM) means to you. A simplified look at what copyright technology is all about. (Sourced via RS)
- Stuff reckons we should forget eBooks and go for audio books. The article talks about CCL and Overdrive. (Sourced via RS)
- Public Library 2.0 – Culture Change? Article from Ariadne. Haven’t read this yet (confession!) but it looks quite interesting. (Sourced via RS)
- And just for fun… Ever wanted to learn how to swear in a foreign language? YouSwear to the rescue! Warning: I was Web Marshalled when looking at this site on the desk. (Sourced via LH)
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