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February 10, 2012
by Daniel Messer
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Penguin Pilfers Public, Prefers Pointless Practices

OverDrive recently sent an email to their library subscribers detailing some of the changes coming due to Penguin Publishing deciding to walk away from libraries, you know, some of the biggest book buyers in America. Now, if you’ve been following … Continue reading

February 2, 2012
by Daniel Messer
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Dan the Download Guy – My Kindle Library Book Didn’t Download!

Introduction I’m going to fire up a new series here on Not All Bits that kinda/sorta/but-not-really coincides with my Cyberpunk Librarian series. While it will be technical, it will deal specifically with some of the eReader and eBook questions I … Continue reading

November 30, 2011
by Daniel Messer
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Kindles Don’t Have Covers or The Return of the Penny Dreadful

You know what I like to read and I mean, you know what I really like to read? I like to read deep, thought provoking science fiction. The kind where you sit back every so often and think “Yeah, not only … Continue reading

November 22, 2011
by Daniel Messer
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Streaming is the New Lending

Among other things I’m a historian. And as a historian, you feel even more connected to the old adage that those who don’t learn from history are doomed to repeat it. Now, as a technology advocate (which I’m told is … Continue reading

November 22, 2011
by Daniel Messer
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Things To Do – Completely Transform the Library

So a few days back I wrote up a little post that set off a few people, got some nice comments, and generated a tiny bit of buzz. Basically I asked a question, which I thought was a fair question, … Continue reading