Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Flip This Library: School Libraries Need a Revolution

School libraries need a revolution, not evolution

By David Loertscher -- School Library Journal, 11/1/2008

One of the biggest business battles of our time is between Microsoft and Google. The two have very different business models. Microsoft believes that if they build it, we will come—and buy their product. Google’s approach is different: if they build it, we will integrate it into our lives. We use Microsoft products on their terms, but we use Google products—from iGoogle to GoogleDocs—on our terms, to construct whatever we want...