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The Register reports that Sue Gardner of the Wikimedia Foundation issued a statement noting that cash is going to fund bureaucrats in chapter organizations instead of individual editors modifying Wikipedia. Apparently three particular chapter organizations dominate the process of receiving funds.
Mentor Public Library in Ohio has contracted with Hoopla to provide streaming rich media to patrons in addition to other electronic content on offer from Zinio, Overdrive, and other vendors.
WJW Fox 8 News in Cleveland reports that a teen was shot in the parking lot behind the Eastman branch of Cleveland Public Library who then later died after transport to MetroHealth Medical Center. Anyone with information on the incident is urged to contact the Cleveland Division of Police. WEWS News Channel 5 reported on the incident as well.
Chicago Sun-Times columnist Andy Ihnatko has an initial reaction posted to the death on 4 April 2013 of Roger Ebert.
Fabian Scherschel at The H Online presents a feature comparing alternatives to Google Reader for those looking to replace it in their daily lives.
READER'S DIGEST FILES BANKRUPTCY
— zerohedge (@zerohedge) February 18, 2013
The News-Herald reports librarians claiming increased activity at their agencies in Ohio's Lake and Geauga counties due to ebooks and ereaders as well as other technologies.