Notes about books, movies and reading.
It is important to know what you know, so that you can avoid the curse of knowledge and communicate effectively.
St Valentine's Day. What are the most popular love stories? Taking library holdings as a proxy for popularity.
There is not a one-to-one relationship between names and people. This means that the relationship between people and their names and identities has become something that is managed in a variety of places. OCLC Research has several projects in this area.
Our reading experience is fragmented across print and digital in increasingly varied ways, which means that we have to make more choices in how we acquire books.
Artifacts Anecdotally speaking ……. it seems to me that the artifactual and design elements of print books are coming more to the fore, albeit in different ways. As the use of ebooks grows this is not really surprising, as this change creates niche opportunities for experiences focused specifically on the possibilities