librariesPew: Americans Are Actively Engaged with Public Libraries (Publishers Weekly)
Just in time for the 2014 Public Library Association Conference in Indianapolis, Ind., the Pew Research Center Thursday released a long anticipated “typology” of Americans and their library use.

Five Ways Startups Are Narrowing the Content Discovery Gap (GigaOM)
The content you want is out there — somewhere. Fortunately, several innovative startups are helping you find that content faster and, in the process, are bringing the realm of content delivery and discovery closer to the Holy Grail of true, meaningful and accurate personalization.

Stephen King’s Joyland to be Released as an eBook (The Digital Reader)
Mr. King gave a number of different reasons for not releasing an ebook, including wanting to support bookstores and wanting readers to have the traditional reading experience. None of that matters any more, because I’ve just learned that Joyland will soon be available digitally.

Five Myths About Book Apps (Digital Book World)
I recently surveyed my colleagues at the Book App Alliance to find out what myths they hear most often about book apps. Here’s a look at five of the most common.

Kindle Daily Deals: The Midwife of Hope River (and others)

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