An annual study of institutional libraries’ budget forecasts shows participating libraries in the Middle East and Africa forecasting the largest increases; Europe the only region forecasting a (slight) decrease.
When Reading CliffNotes Is Too Much Trouble
CliffNotes, which provides study guides to literary works, now offers short, animated videos that promise ‘edutainment.’
81m Strong Germany Downloaded 900 Million Phone Apps in 2010
By Siobhan O’Leary The mobile research firm research2guidance reports that German mobile users downloaded around 900 million apps to their mobile telephones in 2010 — more than double the number of apps downloaded in 2009 (458 million) and nearly 150 million more than were forecasted in September. But does or will this eventually spell big revenues for app developers? Paid …