Opinion & Commentary

Fired Up for Retirement

“We’ve decided to allow you to spend more time with your family.” Cartoon by Richard Lee

Sony to Kobo to ...?

Back in 2009 I received a Sony ebook reader for Christmas. The PRS-600 (such poetry in the name!) worked, kind of. But it has sat at my bedside untouched for years, replaced by the iPad and a Nexus 7, both of which are considerably easier to use and read.

Library: The Most Beautiful Word?

Arthur Plotnik

Treasure or Trash Heap?

“Reporting for weeding duty.”

Changes and Connections

Ingrid Parent, former IFLA president

A Cautionary Tale

DCL Ebook Report for January 2014

Attached is the first price comparison for ebooks (PDF file) of the new year. A few things stand out:

Warming Up to End Times

“Sorry no more puppet shows. They’ve been replaced with family wilderness survival skills programs.” Cartoon by Richard Lee

2013 Year in Review

A look back at some of the top stories from 2013.

Start-Up Librarian

Cen Campbell

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