Morning RoundupNo, iPads Do Not Make Teachers Obsolete (
The Brave New World is officially here — and it’s not just new, it’s also expensive and, at best, unproven. That’s the news of the last few weeks in the world of education.
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What Makes a Good Librarian? (GalleyCat)
“How do I make myself stand out?” one young librarian asked a community of veteran librarians on Reddit, looking for some advice about jump-starting a library career. They received some fascinating advice from the community, workplace tips that can help bookstore employees or writers as well.
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Kindle Owners Beware: Amazon is Now Closing the Accounts of Bad Customers in Germany (The Digital Reader)
Ready the pillories; Amazon is being evil again. Reports are coming in today that Amazon is culling accounts in Germany. Frankfurter Allgemeine and have independently that Amazon is on a rampage. Their target: serial returnees.
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New York Times: Digital Subs Up, But Not Enough to Keep Revenue from Slipping (GigaOM)
Digital subscriptions across the New York Times’ properties are up, but overall revenues fell slightly due to declines in advertising. The company is planning new digital initiatives in the hopes of offsetting those declines.
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Kindle Daily Deals: “The Sisterhood” by Helen Bryan (and 3 others)

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