PROmedia eBook Reader (Photo credit: PiAir (Old Skool)) Pierre Tristam at FlaglerLive (Flagler County, FL) writes about new EdTech software from CourseSmart that allows teachers to see how much of the reading a student has done. Setting aside pedagogy and the old tradition of fooling the prof, Tristam argues about the nature of reading: Reading… Continue reading eBooks and doing the reading for students
Dan Cohen, the newly named Executive Director of the Digital Public Library of America, spoke at NYU’s Humanities Initiative on Thursday, April 4, 2013 about the DPLA. Dan who was closely involved with the development of the scholarly tool Zotero and the exhibition tool for library and museum collections, Omeka. He will be leaving George… Continue reading Dan Cohen Previews the New Digital Public Library of America at NYU
Randy Cohen’s Ethicist in the NY Times Magazine responds to a reader who asks about buying a hardcover when he really wanted an eBook edition, and then downloading a pirated eBook copy. Update: 4/9/10: The Bookfinder blog adds more to the discussion, quoting from author John Scalzi’s blog.