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Public Library Circulation
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The DRM on Kindle Print Replica has been Cracked

The DRM on Kindle Print Replica has been Cracked | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it
A friend sent me an email this morning with an update on Amazon’s new KPR format. He thought I’d want to know that the usual suspects had hacked the file and released a script that could remove the DRM.
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Her family hired me as a maid for 12 years, but then she stole my life and made it a Disney movie

Her family hired me as a maid for 12 years, but then she stole my life and made it a Disney movie | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it
Based on the lives of black servants in America’s Southern states of the Sixties, Kathryn Stockett’s bestselling novel The Help has been turned into a film.
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Amazon Kindle Tablet Gets Handled and Detailed › AndroidGuys

Amazon Kindle Tablet Gets Handled and Detailed › AndroidGuys | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it
Details for the long-awaited Amazon tablet emerged late last week, giving us our best, most descriptive features and expectations to date.
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Cracking the QR Code

Presentation from SAA 2011 as part of the "Archives on the Go: Using Mobile Technologies for Your Collections" session.
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Dymocks (Australia) takes POD to new height | TeleRead: News and views on e-books, libraries, publishing and related topics

Dymocks (Australia) takes POD to new height | TeleRead: News and views on e-books, libraries, publishing and related topics | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it
From the Sydney Morning Herald: DYMOCKS, the largest bookshop chain in Australia, is adding a publishing arm to its business.
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Sony’s new 6″ Reader Wi-Fi to offer wireless connectivity to public library systems

Sony’s new 6″ Reader Wi-Fi to offer wireless connectivity to public library systems | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it

As part of Sony’s continued effort to support the Public Library System, Reader Wi-Fi will also be the first eReader to offer wireless connectivity to the public library system in the US and Canada via a dedicated icon on the device to allow easy and convenient borrowing of free e-books with a valid library card.

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Bluefire Reader now Available in the Android Market

Bluefire Reader now Available in the Android Market | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it
There’s been no formal announcement yet, but Bluefire Reader is now available in the Android Market.
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Book-lending machines prove popular stand-in for Ottawa libraries

Book-lending machines prove popular stand-in for Ottawa libraries | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it
In the year-and-a-half or so since book-vending machines run by the Ottawa Public Library were installed at the Hunt Club-Riverside Community Centre, the area’s councillor Maria McRae says she’s only fallen more in love with them.
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» Seniors, Women Embracing Tablets, E-Readers

» Seniors, Women Embracing Tablets, E-Readers | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it
If you thought tablets were being used only by Angry Birds-flinging youngsters or guys between 25 and 34, think again.
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ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education

ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it

Zotero has long existed as an extension within Firefox, but since the release of the alpha standalone version in January, it’s been possible to more or less use Zotero with other browsers, such as Safari or Chrome, on any of the major platforms (Mac, Windows, Linux).

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Kobo for iOS Updated – Still Hamstrung by Apple’s Rules

Kobo for iOS Updated – Still Hamstrung by Apple’s Rules | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it
Kobo released a new version of the iPad and iPhone apps over the weekend and they made some noticeable improvements.
The app now supports multi-tasking, and that means you can now download ebooks and update your library while doing other things.
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Research Papers: Knowledge and the Individual - Room for Debate - NYTimes.com

Are research papers a waste of time? Has the Internet made research papers a useless exercise for college students? Is there a better way to assess knowledge?

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Jetbook Color Launched in Russia – 9.7″ Color E-ink Screen

Jetbook Color Launched in Russia – 9.7″ Color E-ink Screen | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it
The Moscow International Book Fair will be opening Wednesday morning, and Ectaco will be there. They’ll be showing off all their ebook readers, translators, and other gadgets, but most importantly they will have the Jetbook Color on display.
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New Sony Reader’s OverDrive integration still Leaves it a Second Best to 3M

New Sony Reader’s OverDrive integration still Leaves it a Second Best to 3M | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it
Earlier this week Sony officially launched their latest ebook reader, the PRS-T1, and I’m sure you’ve read about it.
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New NookColor coming in September

New NookColor coming in September | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it
Our good friends at Digitimes have picked up on new orders from Barnes & Noble.  They’re getting hints that Barnes & Noble are about to release a new ebook reader and that it’s supposed to be announced soon.
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Swiss Army Librarian » Library Media Box and Other Vending Machines :: Brian Herzog

Swiss Army Librarian » Library Media Box and Other Vending Machines :: Brian Herzog | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it
Swiss Army Librarian is a blog by Brian Herzog mostly about library and technology issues relating to public libraries...
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» David Bowie’s ‘Space Oddity’ Transformed Into Picture Book for Kids

» David Bowie’s ‘Space Oddity’ Transformed Into Picture Book for Kids | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it
The 1969 space-rock song probably shouldn't have been made into a children's book: The haunting track about an astronaut who loses contact with Earth to float around the universe would probably give most kids nightmares.
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Libraries offer surprising savings

Libraries offer surprising savings | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it
Where can you borrow a garden rake or fishing pole, host a conference-room meeting and get free passes to the local museum?
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Theoretically Brilliant

Theoretically Brilliant | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it

This kid right here? She's gonna be JUST FINE, yo. Indeed, I want to offer her a job because she is quite my kind of person.

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Tracy Mertens's comment, August 30, 2011 10:42 AM
Now that's passion & conviction. I'd recommend her for my library in a heartbeat ~ she's in charge of banned book week!
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How to find non-English books at the Kindle Store, by Piotr Kowalczyk | TeleRead: News and views on e-books, libraries, publishing and related topics

How to find non-English books at the Kindle Store, by Piotr Kowalczyk | TeleRead: News and views on e-books, libraries, publishing and related topics | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it
Kindle devices are available in over 170 countries, but it doesn’t mean users from those countries can easily find publications in their own language.
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Digital libraries wasted

Ironically, in an age of online technological wonder, one of the most underutilized things in our libraries are electronic resources and databases full of unique and interesting information for almost any research need.

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