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The Library as a Platform

The Library as a Platform

I've written before about platforms and libraries. Tomorrow I get to talk more about this as I give the keynote speech at an OCLC conference. Lest you think that libraries aren't doing anything innovative, check out the OCLC WorldShare™ Platform, a means to "help libraries, developers and partners operate at Webscale and innovate collectively." Here's Read More

On Platforms and Libraries

On Platforms and Libraries

I'm sitting in a local Las Vegas library last night signing copies of the book. The guy who arranged the event has worked in libraries for twenty years and freely admits they haven't fundamentally changed. We start talking about what libraries need to do differently. After all, it's not hard to imagine a world without Read More

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