Tag Archives: Library

iTunes 5 and the Ordinal 21 Error

By | September 10, 2005

Anyone having problems installing iTunes 5.0 and encountering the error message The ordinal 21 could not be located in the dynamic link library MAPI32.dll might try the following. It worked for me: Locate Fixmapi.exe (it’s usually in the C:WindowsSystem32 folder. More details here and here.) Run it (double click on it). Not much visible will happen but next time you… Read More »

Publishers Upset By Google Initiative

By | February 6, 2005

Did Google check first with publishers before announcing its digital library initiative. Nature reports that publishers are irritated  because they weren’t: Late last year, Google, based in Mountain View, California, announced a decade-long project to scan millions of volumes at the universities of Harvard, Stanford, Michigan and Oxford, as well as the New York Public Library. The resulting… Read More »

Google and The Future Of Libraries

By | February 3, 2004

Will all libraries eventually be digital? Seems a pretty obvious question (answer: yes) but the process is surprisingly slow. I do research online and use databases like Questia but there’s still a hell of a lot that hasn’t been made available. And a lot of what is scanned has not been scanned well, unless the original material contained… Read More »