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Past News - July 2014

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Picture Books for the Visually Impaired Child

by Katz, Stephen — last modified Jul 10, 2014 08:40 AM

An exciting new development will enable blind and visually impaired children to enjoy picture books by converting these books into 3D-printed pages.  Here is the link to an article explaining the process:   read more...

Posted by:
Katz, Stephen on July 10, 2014

Chronicle: Chafing at Higher E-Book Prices

by Ranger, Joshua P — last modified Jul 02, 2014 08:35 AM

The Chronicle of Higher Education has a recent article about a major change in pricing structures of ebooks; another chapter in the contentious relationship between  libraries and academic publishers.  Polk Library uses a subscription arrangement with Ebrary, not the "demand driven" approach desc... read more...

Posted by:
Ranger, Joshua P on June 26, 2014

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