Google has added the feature to upload your own ebooks to Google Play Books. This means you can upload your own files and read them on any of your devices with the Google Play Books ereader app installed.
A scholarly publisher has issued a warning to Jeffrey Beall, a Colorado librarian who writes about what he calls "predatory" practices in the journal industry, threatening him with a $1 billion lawsuit for his blog posts about the company.
Increasingly, we buy a device because it's going to work with our other devices and existing apps. We don't want just the gadget itself; we want the ecosystem it inhabits. And Google's ecosystem is fractured.
This site is designed to provide information about the concept of metaliteracy. It also highlights work that is being done in connection with metaliteracy by a group of PIs working on a SUNY IIT (Innovative Information Technology) grant. The grant awarded in 2012 is Developing a SUNY-wide Transliteracy Learning Collaborative to Promote Information and Technology Collaboration.