Monthly Archives: May 2011

Report back from “E-books and e-content 2011”, a conference held by UCL Department of Information Studies, 11th May

Three sessions, eight talks and a number of recurring themes at this (I think) annual event. http://www.ucl.ac.uk/infostudies/e-books/ for an outline and downloadable programme. Are books becoming just content, rather than whole units, now that technology enables “chunking“?   Will business … Continue reading

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What would our “library of the future”wishlist include?

Could I ask NEWT members to think about the question above and compile a list (via Lisa) of anything no matter how obvious; “blue sky”, expensive or fanciful. The reason I ask is this; as part of the wider discussions … Continue reading

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Using iPads and iPhones for roving reference enquiries

The latest issue of College and Research Libraries news has a very informative article regarding how their staff are making use of the iPad, http://crln.acrl.org/content/72/4/217.full and the challenges that they have come across.  For the last year we have made use of … Continue reading

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