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Digital Reading

Students Understand Less When They Read From Computers, Says Research

edweek | Benjamin Herold | Posted 05.14.2014 | Parents

This piece comes to us courtesy of Education Week, where it was originally published. Comprehension may suffer when students read on the digital d...

INFOGRAPHIC: Librarians Take On New Roles In Digital Age

Frankie Rendón | Posted 03.10.2014 | Books
Frankie Rendón

There is no doubt that technology has had a lasting impact on libraries. Once thought to be going the way of traditional bookstores, libraries have rebounded and are thriving in a technology fueled world.

Teens Who Spend More Time Online Are More Digitally Literate

The Huffington Post | Emmeline Zhao | Posted 08.29.2011 | Education

Don't disconnect your kids: teenagers who spend time on the web are more digitally literate during a time when technological proficiency is increasing...

The Changing Role of Libraries in the Digital Age

Steve Haber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Haber

As America shifts in the way it consumes literature and other content, one thing has not changed -- the library must continue to play a central role in providing open and free access to information and ideas.

Why the iPad Won't Kill eReaders

Steve Haber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Haber

This new tablet market won't "kill" anything; in the end, these types of devices will spur consumption of digital content like books, magazines and periodicals.

Writers Need to Catch Up

Jim Randel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jim Randel

n the last five years the means by which the written word can be delivered to readers have evolved at a pace unlike anything we have experienced in the last several hundred years.

Book Publishing 10 Years From Now: Smashwords Founder Mark Coker's Predictions

mediabistro.com | Jeff Rivera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Today, we had the opportunity to ask Mark Coker of Smashwords what his predictions are for the year 2020....

Going Digital

Jean Naggar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jean Naggar

As we head at a fast clip into an unimaginable future, we need to keep a clear vision and a firm grip on what had meaning in the past. The desire to shape and share our stories is embedded in our DNA.

E-Books Debate: The Brain's Reaction To Digital Text

The New York Times | The Editors | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Is there a difference in the way the brain takes in or absorbs information when it is presented electronically versus on paper? Does the reading exper...