Thursday, September 8, 2011

Weekly News Roundup

The Weekly News Roundup is back for the new school year. Welcome back everyone!

Michael S. Hart, the founder of Project Gutenberg, died Tuesday. His obituary can be found below.

Unavoidable Disasters and Unfathomable Disconnects

Early Journal Content on JSTOR, Free to Anyone in World

28% of U.S. Adults Use Mobile and Social Location-Based Services

Librarian in Black has been doing a gadget showcase; below is the link to her most recent post about reading gadgets. Launches Human-Powered Q&A to All 63 Million Users

And finally, here's a cute library story from my home
Little Free Libraries spread joy of reading, meeting others town

As always, please email me with any stories you'd like included in next week's post! My email is

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