Yager, Jan

Summary: "A new world has opened to writers who wish to have their words turned into finished books. With technological advances in typesetting, printing, distribution, and sales, self-publishing has become a reality. But while converting your writing into a commercially available title may sound relatively easy--based upon the claims of some companies that offer this service--there are many important...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Square One Publishers 2019

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Summary: Aaron Swartz was a programming prodigy who helped shape the digital landscape of today. He helped develop the internet protocol RSS and was a co-founder of Reddit. Chronicling his pioneering efforts crusading for open access and free speech and the resulting legal nightmare and tragedy that ensued, the documentary is a dynamic and moving portrait of a brilliant tech millionaire who renounced...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC INT

Platt, Sean

Summary: In 2013, Johnny B. Truant and Sean Platt published 1.5 million words and made their full-time livings as indie authors. In Write. Publish. Repeat., they tell you how exactly how they did it: how they created over 15 independent franchises across 50+ published works, how they turned their art into a logical, sustainable business, and how any independent author can do the same to build a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling & Stone 2013

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Palfrey, John G. (John Gorham)

Summary: "Libraries today are more important than ever. More than just book repositories, libraries can become bulwarks against some of the most crucial challenges of our age: unequal access to education, jobs, and information. In BiblioTech, educator and technology expert John Palfrey argues that anyone seeking to participate in the 21st century needs to understand how to find and use the vast stores...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 020.285 Palfrey 2015

Summary: What do, Kaiser Permanente, Envera, and NASA have in common? They all use XML, or Extensible Markup Language, the "nuts and bolts" of Internet programming and the emerging standard for e-commerce applications. Whereas HTML is a single, predefined text formatter, XML functions as a very flexible data formatter, a metalanguage allowing for the smooth transfer of information between...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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