November 30, 2020

"Bodleian Library Partners with Read and Note to Enhance its Digital Collection"

Note: The product discussed below is described as a “notation realization system.”

Via Paul Biba at TeleRead:

The Bodleian Libraries of the University of Oxford announced today that it has entered into a final agreement with Read and Note to enhance access to the Libraries’ exceptional digital collection; in particular materials derived from the Oxford–Google digitization project and other e-book publications. The initiative will transform the ability to access digitized books and other forms of content. The partnership will create a new kind of reading experience for ebooks allowing users to read, annotate, extract and share comments across online, mobile, and tablet, platforms. The Read and Note system allows reading research and e-published text to be brought forth, tagged, and annotated with comment, interpretation, and illustration.

More on their web site.

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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