Archives for June 2010

Fire, Destruction and War: Bowdoin’s Newest Interactive Scroll

Associate Professor of History and Asian Studies Thomas Conlan has brought ancient Japanese history to life again with a brand-new interactive 13th-century picture scroll.

Irreplaceable: Real Books Will Prevail Over E-Books (Slate)

Good news for librarians and those of us who prefer the tactile experience of holding the printed page. Despite the advent of the Kindle and iPad, it looks as though books, in their original form, are here to stay.