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Ep. 12: Self-Publishing Scammers

MoreThanBooksLogoWelcome to Episode 12 of the “More Than Books” Podcast! Named after the official Bellevue University Library newsletter, each episode features library staff members discussing a topic related to literature, libraries, technology, pop culture, and more. Now available on iTunes!

“More Than Books” Podcast – Ep. 12: Self-Publishing Scammers

Description: In this episode, Joel and Jake explore the topic of scammers abusing Amazon’s Kindle self-publishing platform. The phrase “Caveat Emptor” has never been more relevant.

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Ep. 11: Tech Trends for 2016

MoreThanBooksLogoWelcome to Episode 11 of the “More Than Books” Podcast! Named after the official Bellevue University Library newsletter, each episode features library staff members discussing a topic related to literature, libraries, technology, pop culture, and more. Now available on iTunes!

“More Than Books” Podcast – Ep. 11: Tech Trends for 2016

Description: Joel and Jake return in the new year with another episode on the latest from the 2016 International Consumer Electronics Show. Discussing all the big trends for this coming year, as well as all the ridiculous gadgets that come with every CES, the hosts drill down to the real question on everyone’s mind: how does this effect libraries?

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Ep. 10: Fair Use, Copyright, and the Artist Currently Known as Prince

MoreThanBooksLogoWelcome to Episode 10 of the “More Than Books” Podcast! Named after the official Bellevue University Library newsletter, each episode features library staff members discussing a topic related to literature, libraries, technology, pop culture, and more. Now available on iTunes!

“More Than Books” Podcast – Ep. 10: Fair Use, Copyright, and the Artist Currently Known as Prince

Description: In this episode, Jake and Joel discuss fair use, copyright law, and why the artist currently known as Prince may have changed everything with a precedent-shattering lawsuit. Check it out!

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Ep. 9: The One Year Anniversary Update Edition

Welcome to Episode 9 of the “More Than Books” Podcast! Named after the official Bellevue University Library newsletter, each episode features library staff members discussing a topic related to literature, libraries, technology, pop culture, and more. Now available on iTunes!

“More Than Books” Podcast – Ep. 9: Banned Books Week Special Edition

Description: Joel and Jake are back with their one year anniversary episode! In this episode, they look back at their previous episodes and give an update on how Hachette Vs. Amazon worked out, the current situation of net neutrality, who really “won” at the 2015 Hugo awards, and what happened in New Zealand during Banned Books Week.

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Ep. 8: Banned Books Week Special Edition

MoreThanBooksLogoWelcome to Episode 8 of the “More Than Books” Podcast! Named after the official Bellevue University Library newsletter, each episode features library staff members discussing a topic related to literature, libraries, technology, pop culture, and more. Now available on iTunes!

“More Than Books” Podcast – Ep. 8: Banned Books Week Special Edition

Description: In this episode of the “More than Books” Podcast,  the celebration of Banned Books Week and look at the controversy surrounding New Zealand’s banning of “Into the River” by Ted Dawe.

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Ep. 7: Defense Against the Dark Arts: Defending Privacy in a Post-Privacy Age

MoreThanBooksLogoWelcome to Episode 7 of the “More Than Books” Podcast! Named after the official Bellevue University Library newsletter, each episode features library staff members discussing a topic related to literature, libraries, technology, pop culture, and more. Now available on iTunes!

“More Than Books” Podcast – Ep. 7: Defense Against the Dark Arts

Description: In this episode of the “More than Books” Podcast,  Joel and Jake host their first guest, Colin Kehm, the Electronics Services Specialist at the Freeman-Lozier Library, to discuss online privacy and how to protect yourself against malware and misinformation.

Prepare your robe and wizard hat; grab your magic wand and exclaim “Expelliarmus”!
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Ep. 6: Comic Books: Days of Future Past

Welcome to Episode 6 of the “More Than Books” Podcast! Named after the official Bellevue University Library newsletter, each episode features library staff members discussing a topic related to literature, libraries, technology, pop culture, and more.

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Description: In Episode 6, Jake and Joel discuss the history of comic books, from their initial rise in popularity, all the way through the deluge of comic book movies being released today. Topics include the Golden Age of Comics, the backlash against the medium in the 1950s, the Comics Code Authority, the Silver Age, the Modern Age, and comics on the silver screen.

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Ep. 5: Controversy at the Hugo Awards!

Welcome to Episode 5 of the “More Than Books” Podcast! Named after the official Bellevue University Library newsletter, each episode features library staff members discussing a topic related to literature, libraries, technology, pop culture, and more.

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Description: In this episode, Joel and Jake discuss the current controversy surrounding the Hugo Awards nominating process, and what this may mean for the future of this acclaimed Science Fiction / Fantasy literary award. Also, George R.R. Martin still has a LiveJournal.

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Ep. 4: The Internet Archive

Episode 4 of the “More Than Books” Podcast is finally here! Named after the official Bellevue University Library newsletter, each episode features library staff members discussing a topic related to literature, libraries, technology, pop culture, and more.

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More Than Books Podcast – Episode 4: The Internet Archive

Description: In this episode, Jake and Joel discuss the purpose and history of the Internet Archive, as well as browse the wide selection of media, games, and more freely available through this great resource.

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Ep. 3: Tech Trends for 2015

The “More Than Books” Podcast is back with the first new episode of 2015! Named after the official Bellevue University Library newsletter, each episode features library staff members discussing a topic related to literature, libraries, technology, pop culture, and more.

Play ButtonMore Than Books Podcast – Episode 3: Tech Trends for 2015

Description:  This month, podcast hosts Jake and Joel discuss upcoming technology trends for the new year. Highlights include the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show, Windows 10, modular smartphones, Virtual Reality, and everything they know about sports. Spoiler Alert: They don’t know very much about sports.

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