At this point, we’ve thought about several different ways to expand the material you have at your disposal for research. We’ve discussed using Libraries generally near you, Specifically your school’s library, and Online repositories like Internet Archive, books.logos.com, and Google Books. Another potentially helpful resource is Amazon. Image by Piotr Cichosz Amazon as Bookseller Of […]
The past few weeks, we’ve considered how to expand your research materials by using: Libraries generally near you, Specifically your school’s library, and Online repositories like Internet Archive and books.logos.com. These online repositories like we discussed last week are great for getting access to public-domain titles. But what if you need something that is still […]
As of v. 7.8, Logos Bible Software supports reopening closed tabs both via panel menus and keyboard shortcuts (PC: Ctrl + Shift + T, Mac: Cmd + Shift + T). Conveniently at least for PC users—and I suspect also for Mac (?), the keyboard shortcut is the same one that will revive tabs in major […]
The Atlantic also has an interesting article the history of Google Books, with a rather more emphasis and detail on the legal issues and processes involved. HT: Andrew Kinsey, via Facebook See also: A history and future of Google Books
Scott Rosenberg has an interesting essay that traces the rise, development and possible future of Google Books and, to a lesser extent, similar efforts like Internet Archive and HathiTrust. Rosenberg’s narrative is largely one of decreasing momentum. He comments, There are plenty of other explanations for the dampening of Google’s ardor [for Google Books]: The […]
Google Street view has a dedicated tour of Petra. HT: AWOL.