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Receive DLTJ Thursday Threads:by E-mailby RSSDelivered by FeedBurner We’re taking a break this week from the HarperCollins e-book story; although the commentary continues from librarians (and a few authors), there hasn’t been anything new (that I’ve seen) from HarperCollins itself. There is still plenty more to look at, though. First up is a report from [...]... Read more »
Reynolds, Carl J., & Wyatt, Jeremy C. (2011) Open Source, Open Standards, and Health Care Information Systems. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 13(1). DOI: 10.2196/jmir.1521
I’m pleased to announce that the Fall 2010 issue of NISO‘s International Standards Quarterly (ISQ) is done and available online to NISO members and ISQ subscribers. Print copies are scheduled to be mailed on December 28th. The individual issue is available for purchase (see the form link to on the issue homepage), and some of [...]Post from: Disruptive Library Technology Jester“Do More … With Someone Else” — Guest Editor Introduction to NISO ISQ Fall Issue ... Read more »
Murray, Peter E. (2010) Do More .. With Someone Else. International Standards Quarterly, 22(4), 3-3. info:/10.3789/isqv22n4.2010.01
If it is Thursday it must mean it is time for another in this series of Thursday Threads posts. This week there are an abundance of things that could fall into the category of “disruptive innovation” in libraries and higher education. If you find these interesting, you might want to subscribe to my FriendFeed stream [...]Post from: Disruptive Library Technology JesterThursday Threads: Disruption in Library Acquisitions, Publishing, and Remedial Education plus Checking Assumptions of ........ Read more »
Baliga, J., Ayre, R., Hinton, K., & Tucker, R. (2010) Green Cloud Computing: Balancing Energy in Processing, Storage and Transport. Proceedings of the IEEE. DOI: 10.1109/JPROC.2010.2060451
A recent issue of Nature published an article by Declan Butler called “Technology: The textbook of the future” included a paragraph about OhioLINK’s exploration of digital textbooks:Ongoing tests of CourseSmart e-textbooks by the University System of Ohio show that they reduce costs — the average US student forks out some $900 annually on print textbooks [...]Post from: Disruptive Library Technology Jester
Clarification Offered for “Technology: The textbook of the ........ Read more »
The lead article in the September/October issue of D-Lib Magazine release yesterday is on djatoka, the open source JPEG2000 Image Server from Los Alamos National Laboratory. The authors, Ryan Chute and Herbert Van de Sompel describe their effort in the article abstract:
The ISO-standardized JPEG 2000 image format has started to attract significant attention. Support [...]... Read more »
Ryan Chute, & Herbert Van de Sompel. (2008) Introducing djatoka: A Reuse Friendly, Open Source JPEG 2000 Image Server. D-Lib Magazine, 14(9/10). DOI: 10.1045/september2008-chute
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