Posts Tagged ‘digitalisation’

John Peel’s Record Collection

May 31, 2012

The late John Peel was a respected DJ and was known for his vast collection of vinyl records. You can now explore his record collection here http://thespace.org/items/s000004u

The website is beautifully designed and makes it a joy to get lost browsing through the record sleeves. You’ll certainly find many bands that you’ve never heard of!

Are e-books the end of Libraries?

March 22, 2011

Can libraries and e-books co-exist – or are digital books another threat for the public service?

This film from the BBC show Click visits the British Library and investigates their plans to digitise it’s collection. The film goes on to examine the use of ebooks by lending libraries (are they making themselves redundant)¬†and the publisher’s plan to limit this service.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/click_online/9422250.stm