Monthly Archives: March 2011

Airport duty free shop – loaning ebook readers.

Stuck in Taiwan Airport? PC World report that you can now borrow ebook readers and iPads, with preloaded ebooks, while you’re waiting. The scheme is managed by the duty-free shop, but with substantial investment from the Taiwanese government. See http://tinyurl.com/4amdedx  for more. … Continue reading

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Media Library – streaming media.

Two representatives from Real Networks http://www.realnetworks.com/index.aspx  who are partnered with the Real Player gave a demonstration of their media streaming service.  Helix Media Library is like having your own university You Tube channel, without any of the IPR or security issues that you … Continue reading

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Report back from: “Pancakes and Mash”, – a library technology ‘un-conference’ at the University of Lincoln on 8 March 2011.

 Mashed Library is about ‘bringing together interested people and doing interesting stuff with libraries and technology’ (definition taken from: http://www.mashedlibrary.com/ ) The keynote speaker was: Gary Green, who is one of the founders of the Voices for the Library (VFTL) campaign … Continue reading

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