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Today I spent the day in the library collecting resources for my research. I saved everything to my jump drive and thought I’d go to an office store after the library to get the articles printed (the library cost $.15 a page and the office store is $.05). I looked at the websites for Office Max and Staples and chose Staples because it looked like it was cheaper and it  [ Read More ]

Pricey Booklover Gift

If you’re still looking for the perfect gift for the book lover in your life (and you have $80) this might be an options for you. Even with a heavy duty air purifier and regular vacuuming around the apartment, our book collection can be a pain to clean, gathering dust like a Katamari dustball. The books at the top of our bookshelves are especially hard to dust; we have to  [ Read More ]

SantaThing is so cool!

Somehow I missed this last year, but LibraryThing has announced its second annual SantaThing event!. SantaThing is Secret Santa for LibraryThing members. The idea is simple. Pay $25. You play Santa to a random LibraryThing member, and find them up $20 worth of books, based on their library or a short description. Someone else does the same to you. LibraryThing orders the books and pays the shipping, so no addresses  [ Read More ]

Now this is the kind of sale that I love!! Stock up on your library related titles at Information Today during their holiday sale: 40% Off All In-Stock Books When You Order Online! The discount is good on an unlimited number of orders placed during the sale period—and with more than 150 titles available on our websites, there’s something for everyone. I’m off to browse around Thanks Rachel for pointing  [ Read More ]

Holiday Shopping Dealines

There is a very handy list from Dealhack that tells you when you have to order by in order to get your gifts in time for Christmas. From Amazon to Zappos, here is Dealhack’s 2008 list of holiday shipping deadlines for over 150 top retailers. For each, we assume that items ship out one day after ordered unless merchant guidelines specify otherwise. This year, Christmas is Thursday December 25, so  [ Read More ]

Universal Wish List

Ooooo – Check out this message that I found today on my Amazon.com wish list. I’m going to have to give this a whirl!! Technorati Tags: amazon

PayPal Plugin

This is pretty darn neat. You can now use PayPal on sites that don’t use PayPal. PayPal provides a quick and easy way to pay for goods on eBay, Half.com, or other sites that accept the service. But what if you want to buy something from a store that doesn’t accept PayPal, but don’t feel like giving up your credit card information? Last year PayPal launched a service that lets  [ Read More ]

New Borders.com Site

I mentioned that the new Borders.com Beta site was available back in January, but the new Borders.com site wasn’t ready until now! If you’re interested in searching Borders online apart from Amazon (which is where Borders has been for years), then give their new site a look. I certainly like the new homepage and the shelf browsing feel it offers … very Borders-like Technorati Tags: books, borders

Download Digital Content at Borders

This via USAToday: When you walk through the doors of Borders’ (BGP) new concept store, the place feels familiar. As with any big-box bookstore, you’ll find a coffee shop over here and some strategically placed leather chairs over there. And, of course, lots of books. But follow the table of books snaking off to the right, and you’ll come face-to-face with Borders’ newest retail strategy: a digital center where you  [ Read More ]

New Borders.com (finally…)

I mentioned almost a year ago that Borders was going to be splitting from Amazon.com – now I find a link to Borders beta via MoMB. Looks pretty spiffy to me. I’ll have to browse later – but if the prices are no different then in the store – I’ll be sticking with Amazon for now. Technorati Tags: Borders bookstore

Bookmarks for Augus

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Bookmarks for Augus

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Bookmarks for Augus

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Bookmarks for Augus

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