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Report from the field: eBooks in Sudan

February 2nd, 2011 1 Comment

A report by Julie Anderson, British Museum In January, I returned from Sudan where my co-author Salah Mohamed and I distributed the eBook we produced last autumn. Frederik Lesage has previously written about the development of our eBook, which deals with the archaeological excavations conducted in Dangeil, Sudan, as a case study for eBook usage, […]

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Shared making of the Oxford English Dictionary

July 23rd, 2010 1 Comment

Yesterday I wrote about Storybird and how it enables a form of shared making through an online interface using email to notify authors when it is their turn. This reminded me of a very definitely non-technological example of the shared making of books.. Making the Oxford English Dictionary From when the gargantuan project of compiling […]

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Carnet du Bibliexplorateur

February 9th, 2010 No Comments

We received an email yesterday from a user based in Epinay sur Seine, France describing how he’s used bookleteer with his students: My name is J.-Thomas Maillioux, and I’ve been working as the librarian for the collège Evariste Galois middle school since 2005. I’ve recently started to use the bookleteers to create “adventure books” for […]

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International languages & bookleteer

December 7th, 2009 No Comments

One of the most important decisions we took with planning bookleteer was to integrate support for languages other than English from the very start – not just ones which use the European Latin character set (ABC etc), but languages that use non-Latin characters and those which read from Right-to-Left. We’ve done initial tests with languages […]