Of course, what I want to know is how do we keep evolving this. What can librarians do? Is there a way for us to implement the ISBN-mapping Web service Jon describes? Jon isn't a librarian and look at what he's been able to come up with. What's our next step?
I've been remiss in noting Jon's other recent articles about his work in this area. They're all worth your time:
Update: Here's an article about it from SearchEngineWatch.com.
libraries are temples to knowledge, this is the pastoral power associated with those temples.