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Digital resources in the form of ebooks, audiobooks, and other media are beginning to take flight across the country by way of airport library branches.

Branches have popped up in airports around the country, including Philadelphia International; Seattle-Tacoma International; Manhattan (Kans.) Regional; Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood (Fla.) International; Boise (Idaho); and San Antonio International, over the last couple of years, and more are in the works. Library officials say these branches are cost-effective and promote not only the library's digital resources but also encourage travelers to visit their local branches when they return home.

The Impact of eBooks on the Fight Against Censorship (GoodeReader) Following yet another living, breathing attempt at book banning–this time in Boise, Idaho, where school board members voted to remove Sherman Alexie’s The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian–a student-led petition resulted in a major donation from the book’s publisher. *** On Their Death […]

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The New York City Department of Education received 7,000 books as part of Books for School, a program created by seven book production suppliers to demonstrate the advantages of on-demand printing. The demonstration, which recently took place at the Javits Center in New York, showcased an on-demand system with the capacity to produce 20 to 250,000 books per run. At the front end of the system, Boise Paper Solutions, a division of Boise Cascade Corp., Boise, Idaho, supplied its Dakota digital book paper for the demonstration. The paper was fed into a CR1300 digital web press, manufactured by Delphax Technologies Inc., by an LS Series

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