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Introducing a digital library reading appliance into a reading group

Catherine C. Marshall, Morgan N. Price, Gene Golovchinsky, Bill N. Schilit
1999 Proceedings of the fourth ACM conference on Digital libraries - DL '99  
This paper describes the reading practices of an on-going reading group, and how these practices changed when we introduced XLibris, a digital library reading appliance that uses a pen tablet computer  ...  How will we read digital library materials?  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We would like to thank the members of the reading group. We also thank Sara Bly for helping us design our study, and Joe Sullivan and Jim Baker for supporting this research.  ... 
doi:10.1145/313238.313262 dblp:conf/dl/MarshallPGS99 fatcat:drrz4rxf4zdedfpcjjksceipie

Collaborating over portable reading appliances

Catherine C. Marshall, Morgan N. Price, Gene Golovchinsky, Bill N. Schilit
1999 Personal Technologies  
In this paper, we use a study of a group activity -a reading group that meets to discuss articles of mutual interest -to explore four scenarios for collaborating with e-books: (1) meeting room and face-to-face  ...  Reading appliances or e-books are a new kind of personal technology that hold substantial promise as interpersonal technology, devices that help us collaborate.  ...  The study relies on an intervention in their usual reading practice; in this case, we intervened by introducing a portable document appliance, XLibris, into an existing situation, researchers preparing  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf01305319 fatcat:shcsuts3cvd53n67sgdpordrum

The reading appliance revolution

B.N. Schilit, M.N. Price, G. Golovchinsky, K. Tanaka, C.C. Marshall
1999 Computer  
By integrating a wide variety of document activities, such as searching, organizing, and skimming, and by allowing fluid movement among them, reading appliances eliminate disruptive transitions between  ...  Reading appliances allow people to work on electronic documents much as they would on paper.  ...  Reading appliances provide a new platform for accessing digital libraries that preserve the benefits of having information online while preserving many of the advantages of paper.  ... 
doi:10.1109/2.738306 fatcat:woimxcfczjhdbhpcoe3ga3u5ua

New Aspects of Library Design

Tina Hohmann
2006 Liber Quarterly: The Journal of European Research Libraries  
16 Issue 2 2006 NEW ASPECTS OF LIBRARY DESIGN CHANGING ROLES OF TODAY'S LIBRARIES The digital revolution has changed the appearance of today's libraries entirely.  ...  New planning principles are required to meet the changing needs of the users of the library of the future. The digital revolution has changed the appearance of today's libraries entirely.  ...  "Library leaders want the library of the future to be a hybrid institution that contains both digital and book collections.  ... 
doi:10.18352/lq.7841 fatcat:eot2anuqxrdntkybjqq63uh24m

The battle to define the future of the book in the digital world

Clifford Lynch
2001 First Monday  
Commercial publishing interests are presenting the future of the book in the digital world through the promotion of e-book reading appliances and software.  ...  of printed books into the digital world.  ...  One can think of these as software products that turn a general purpose desktop or laptop computer into a book-reading appliance.  ... 
doi:10.5210/fm.v6i6.864 fatcat:4bulwiht6zcfbhhxfsqonzp7my

A Privacy Preserving Approach to Smart Metering [chapter]

Merwais Shinwari, Amr Youssef, Walaa Hamouda
2013 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
High frequency power consumption readings produced by smart meters introduce a major privacy threat to residential consumers as they reveal details that could be used to infer information about the activities  ...  Finally, we assess the detection of different appliances using high frequency readings collected for demand side management purposes.  ...  Appliance Detection Assuming the availability of a library of appliance signatures [19] , we assess the detection of the operation of appliances using cross correlation from readings produced by zone  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-40597-6_14 fatcat:6gixgw4rc5h4dnr4xxilyz5nbm

Electronic books : their definition, usage and role in libraries

Sawyer Susan K.
2002 LIBRES: Library and Information Science Research Electronic Journal  
This review examines the literature to establish a definition of electronic books and discovers this is currently related more to hardware and software (viewing technology) than content.  ...  It addresses questions regarding the existing models for the use of e-books in libraries, what studies reveal about the realities of their use and what strategies and policies need to be adopted by libraries  ...  Schilit (1999) cogently outlines benefits that dedicated hand held devices introduce to reading.  ... 
doi:10.32655/libres.2002.2 fatcat:5nh6cj6agvcihgptxh6tkmveta


Jennifer Pearson, Tom Owen, Harold Thimbleby, George R. Buchanan
2012 Proceedings of the 12th ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital Libraries - JCDL '12  
While individual digital reading has been the subject of much investigation, research into co-reading is scarce.  ...  We report a two-phase field study of group reading to identify an initial set of user requirements.  ...  [21] undertook an early investigation into co-reading, introducing a reading appliance, XLibris, into a reading group.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2232817.2232876 dblp:conf/jcdl/PearsonOTB12 fatcat:zxxnqkjt2bhefaxx2fwwdbbjve

Literature Circles, Roles, and Technology: A Technology Enhanced Strategy for Engaging Students in Text Analysis

Cavanaugh, Terence
2017 STEM Journal  
The use of roles has also been found to be an effective collaborative group tool, allowing all of the group to work on a similar goal while allowing for individual assessment.  ...  read, discuss, and respond to books or other reading materials.  ...  INTRODUCTION The literature circle was first introduced in 1994 though Harvey Daniels's book, Literature Circles: Voice and Choice in Book Clubs and Reading Groups.  ... 
doi:10.16875/stem.2017.18.4.147 fatcat:kgsqa3qlbndttiskcuz24jlpre

Reading Habits - An Overview

Kushmeeta Chettri
2013 IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science  
Reading occupies a pivotal role in the life of a man. Reading opens the doors of the treasures of knowledge. It is an important means of introducing the child to the world that surrounds him.  ...  In this context, reading especially is a resource for continued education, for the acquisition of new knowledge and skills, for gaining information through media, especially newspapers, books, radio, television  ...  ICTs have enabled libraries to transform themselves into digital libraries. Digital library is simply a collection of information stored in electronic format.  ... 
doi:10.9790/0837-01461317 fatcat:nvjxer5zf5hrdbv5dy6to4g64y

Technological Innovations in Libraries, 1860-1960: An Anecdotal History (Book Review)

Walt Crawford
1994 College and Research Libraries  
, and videocassettes came into use), or the 1960s (when LPs and early automation were introduced).  ...  More importantly, the BN and the BdF were merged into a single administrative entity: the Bibliotheque Nationale de France (BNdF).  ... 
doi:10.5860/crl_55_03_271 fatcat:iy5nd32rere63hepzb4r5seavi

In the company of readers

Nancy Kaplan, Yoram Chisik
2005 Proceedings of the 5th ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries - JCDL '05  
A system of support for marks and notes in the context of reading for pleasure can turn the digital library book into a "practiced place," a location that is not only accessible, but also welcoming, engaging  ...  By placing and sharing notes, groups of readers transform the book from an artifact into a living record of communal experience.  ...  In work on a digital reading appliance, researchers determined that annotations serve many functions for readers and collaborators, including reacting to or in other ways engaging the readings [21] .  ... 
doi:10.1145/1065385.1065439 dblp:conf/jcdl/KaplanC05 fatcat:626xeq6orjaxrjt5tyg5xnnhda

Designing e-books for legal research

Catherine C. Marshall, Morgan N. Price, Gene Golovchinsky, Bill N. Schilit
2001 Proceedings of the first ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries - JCDL '01  
We first characterize a work setting in which we expected an e-book to be a useful interface for reading and otherwise using a mix of physical and digital library materials, and explore what kinds of reading-related  ...  well as support a fuller spectrum of reading-related activities.  ...  Future designs of information appliances, e-books, and other interfaces to digital libraries must consider the simultaneous use of paper and digital documents and the fluid transitions between them.  ... 
doi:10.1145/379437.379445 dblp:conf/jcdl/MarshallPGS01 fatcat:gjsqwm5uofhvhai3susuq3yuki

Energy monitoring in residential spaces with audio sensor nodes: TinyEARS

M. Amac Guvensan, Z. Cihan Taysi, Tommaso Melodia
2013 Ad hoc networks  
Experiments demonstrate that TinyEARS is able to report the power consumption of individual household appliances within a 10% error margin.  ...  of the Tiny Energy Accounting and Reporting System (TinyEARS), an energy monitoring system that generates device-level power consumption reports primarily based on the acoustic signatures of household appliances  ...  Whenever a new house appliance with an acoustic signature is added, it needs to be introduced into TinyEARS.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.adhoc.2012.10.002 fatcat:bteb4uvcrrdmlpjfle27s2pgk4

Architecture of a PVR Appliance with 'Long-Tail' Internet-TV Capabilities

F. Callaly, P. Corcoran
2006 IEEE transactions on consumer electronics  
The design and implementation of a networked PVR appliance incorporating support for Internet-TV is described.  ...  With this modified protocol each PVR can function as a combined broadcast and storage node in an Internet-wide distribution system 1 .  ...  Both of these servers read A/V streams from loadable access modules. Each access module allows streams to be read from a particular source, e.g. hard drive, video capture card, CD, DVD.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tce.2006.1649664 fatcat:kptupqmjj5f75m4ljrjzoal5jy
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