The initial concept for the Digital Public Library of America was launched in 2010 by Harvard University’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society. Since then, it has faced (and is still facing) many obstacles, both technological and critical. Considering the scale of the project and what they have accomplished in 3 years though, I don’t… Read more »
Can you remember the last time you set foot in a public library? Many people can’t.
Recent statistics reveal that the recession plaguing most of Europe has had an interesting impact on community libraries.
To me, print books and digital books are two completely different things. Digital books will never replace print books and they don’t need to. As technological objects, they possess a whole range of new and exciting possibilities.