Tag Archives: Chicago Public Library

Week 28,29,30,31,32: Google Maps Lets You Measure Distances, Sandusky Library In Ohio Lends Wi-Fi Hotspots and Roku, Toronto Public Looking Into Opening Toronto Toronto Music Library, Overdrive Will Stream Videos With Pay-Per-Checkout, Unlimited Space on Google Drive For 10$ A Month, Amazon Tests “Kindle Unlimited” for $9.99

Google Maps Update Lets You Measure Distance, Draw Crude Pictures ( TechCrunch) Google Maps now allows you to right-click on any map and select “Measure Distance” to start adding travel desinations and  offering up distances for each of them. Ohio: Sandusky Library … Continue reading

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Week 19,20,21,22: Multnomah starts ” Personal Librarian”,Google Builds Classroom, Chicago Public Libraries Lends Robots, Self Publishing Authors With New Platform: SELF-e

Fargo Brings An Outliner to Your Browser (LLRX) Fargo is an outliner, notepad, todo list, project organizer and it works in your browser by storing the Fargo files in your Dropbox. Oregon: Multnomah County Public Library Begins “Personal Librarian” Book Recommendation Service (INFOdocket) Kudos to Multnomah … Continue reading

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Week 14,15,16,17 &18: Innovative Acquires Polaris,Paul Ryan Recommends Eliminating IMLS, Boundless -New Cloud Based eTextbooks Platform, Serendipity Searches Linked Data

Part Siri, Part Google Now: Microsoft Announces “Cortana” Virtual Assistant ( Search Engine Land) Cortana is the new Microsoft virtual assistant, in close competition with  Apple’s Siri and Google Now. Innovative Interfaces Acquires Polaris Library Systems ( INFOdocket ) The presence of Innovative Interfaces in the public library … Continue reading

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