Fred Kilgour, the founder of the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) has died. At Librarian’s Place is a link to a fascinating obituary of Kilgour, from the OCLC blog "It’s all good".
Librarian’s place now features quite a few articles on Wikipedia, from various perspectives. They are all collected together at this link. Is this giant online, free encyclopaedia the world’s hub of collective knowledge, instantly updated and epitomising the "wisdom of the crowds"? Or fickle and unreliable, no match for academic reference sources?
Web Writer links to an authors’ challenge from Paperback Writer: post an e-book and she will link to it from her excellent blog. (The PBW post also outlines the author’s experience with e-book publishing.)