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Steve Haber

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The Changing Role of Libraries in the Digital Age

(5) Comments | Posted January 3, 2011 | 12:33 PM

"We believe that free communication is essential to the preservation of a free society and a creative culture. ~ American Library Association

Since the founding of our country, libraries have always been important to freedom. Today we are in the midst of a tremendous shift in the way Americans consume...

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Why the iPad Won't Kill eReaders

(7) Comments | Posted April 29, 2010 | 3:51 PM

There has been a lot of conversation recently around the future of digital reading, especially in light of the iPad's debut. Some have speculated that tablets are going to "kill" eReaders, despite predictions from Forrester that eReader sales will double iPad sales for 2010. While I don't think...

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The Death of Print Doesn't Have to Mean the Death of Publishing

(9) Comments | Posted December 16, 2009 | 3:21 PM

In five years we will look back and see 2009 as a watershed moment in the history of digital books, reading and publishing. While U.S. book sales may only be up a modest 3.6 percent for the year according to data from the Association of American Publishers, eBook...

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The Future of Reading: Learning From the Past to Thrive in the Future

(12) Comments | Posted October 23, 2009 | 9:00 AM

As many of the world's literati gather in Boston this weekend for the Boston Book Festival, it's hard not to think of what a powerful role literature plays in our society. Mark Twain's Huck Finn gave us a new way to think about the search for both adventure and...

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