Oct 232009

Tweet 1.  One size does not fit all Yes, your average novel would display just fine on the fixed screen size of an eBook reader, but what about children’s books or textbooks?  Or will books simply be reformatted to fit the electronic world?  Will the concept of “book” change entirely? 2.  Durability Would I dare bring my eBook reader into the kitchen to try out a recipe from an electronic cookbook?  What about kids and [Read more…]

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Oct 192009

Tweet Many museums, historical societies, libraries, and other groups are using Twitter as a tool for teaching about history.  Check out these three projects, and please suggest other great Twitter history projects in the comments! 1. @LibraryofCT “Twenty people were accused of witchcraft in Connecticut during the seventeenth century, thirteen in the Hartford witchcraft outbreak of 1662-1663 and seven during the Fairfield outbreak of 1692-1693. Seven of those were tried and four were executed. The [Read more…]