Monthly Archives: September 2009

Amsterdam’s elephants

Well, if Joanna can post gratuitous pictures of furry animals then so can I. Though mine are funny animals rather than furry animals. Last year I showed some of Liverpool’s superlambananas ; this year I show you a parade of … Continue reading

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Digital tools enhance scientists’ reading?

There was an interesting article in Science recently: Strategic Reading, Ontologies, and the Future of Scientific Publishing by Allen H. Renear and Carole L. Palmer, two professors of library science. It reviews some of the literature on scholarly communication in … Continue reading

Posted in Information skills, Scientific literature | 2 Comments

Ebooks and ebook readers

For more than ten years I’ve been reading predictions about how ebooks were going to replace printed books, but we’re still not at that point. There are various ebook reader devices on sale and there are plenty of books in … Continue reading

Posted in E-books | 18 Comments