An interview with Laura Moulton, founder of Street Books, a mobile library which serves Portland’s houseless community. SSP annual meeting attendees are invited to bring paperback books to donate to Street Books.
What does it actually mean to read digitally? Revisiting a 2018 post in light of the ongoing, pandemic-fueled drive to digital.
Do I really have to read all of that essay or monograph? Can’t artificial intelligence do the heavy lifting for me?
A centuries old genre of publication — can it inspire tomorrow’s book?
The beginning of the holiday season means it’s time for our annual list of our favorite books read during the year. Today brings Part 2 of the list.
The beginning of the holiday season means it’s time for our annual list of our favorite books read during the year. Part 1 today, Part 2 tomorrow.
When novel, newsworthy results are discovered to be wrong, is that still news?
A conversation with information scientist Carol Tenopir.
A meeting about annotation services and software shows how new tools may be on the horizon, and reminds us that our audiences are likely to be the heaviest users once these emerge.
A new book for scholarly publishers updates a classic, and shows just how diverse, interesting, and promising scholarly publishing has become.
Rediscovering the master of suspense and a superb writer again brings immersive joy to this reader.
LeVar Burton’s keynote from Tools of Change is amusing, interesting, and inspiring.
E-readers seem to slow information accession and fog retention. Should we worry as the era of “big paper” begins its final stages?
The alphabet, as redesigned to help dyslexics achieve lower reading error-rates than their non-dyslexic counterparts.
A Nielsen usability study confuses speed with usability, raising many questions in so doing.