Cell phone book clubs: A new way for libraries to promote literacy, technology, family and community

By David Rothman
July 17, 2014 // 2 Comments

A friend of mine in his 40s is about to start teaching in Houston, Texas, and he recently shared a discovery. Many teenagers in Houston tote cell phones, but don’t know they can read library [...]

BiblioTech bookless library in San Antonio proves very popular

By Chris Meadows
January 3, 2014 // 1 Comment

San Antonio seems to have a thing for bookless libraries. First, the University of Texas in San Antonio opened the nation’s first bookless library in 2010. Then a San Antonio judge had ambitions of [...]

Dwarf-Sized Public E-Libraries vs. Abundance

By libertyc
January 21, 2013 // 4 Comments

People in Bexar County, Texas, should be excited about the 10,000-e-book “BiblioTech” library system that the country is starting from scratch—without paper books. This is reportedly [...]

The First Bookless Public Library is Coming to San Antonio

By Dan Eldridge
January 13, 2013 // 13 Comments

We knew it would come this … eventually. Did we not? Honestly, I figured we had a good five years ahead of us before libraries began opening their doors with nary a physical book in sight. [...]

Interview with Michael Porter of Library Renewal – econtent distribution to libraries

By Paul Biba
January 11, 2012 // 0 Comments

Received the following email from Kayhan Boncoglu.  He’s the guy who did a two hour interview with me on Bibliotech. For episode 13 of Bibliotech, we had Michael Porter of Library Renewal on, [...]

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