What We’re Reading — Week of May 9, 2011

Meanwhile, The San Francisco Public Library

A guide to the SFPL by the great Wendy MacNaughton. Absolutely beautiful. Nice quote from “D”, a guard: One thing I’ve stopped saying here is “Now I’ve seen everything”. (Bruce)

37signals Product Blog: We’ll be retiring our support of OpenID on May 1

I’ve been a fan of OpenID-who doesn’t want a single login-but it’s not going anywhere. And the Basecamp folks-whose services we rely on-tell you why. (Michalko)

Publishers Navigate The ‘Open Road’ Of E-Books : NPR

Neat way to offer e-versions of backlist titles! I appreciated the accompanying videos. Will be interesting to see how successful Open Road Media becomes. (Karen)