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  1. E-Content and First Sale

    A question of scarcity and control by Joseph Sanchez Three pressing questions about e-content face the profession: How much content will be exclusively available electronically, how quickly is that developing, and—especially for public librarians—how will ...

    geberhart - 07/14/2014 - 13:42 - American Libraries Magazine

  2. Ebook Discovery

    The library/publisher “sweet spot” By Larra Clark Libraries and publishers are in the business of connecting readers and authors. Bestsellers make up the majority of traffic in public libraries, but how can libraries, publishers, and others in the ecosyst ...

    ssinharoy - 06/16/2014 - 14:41 - American Libraries Magazine

  3. School Library Ebook Business Models

    Creating licensing partnerships that work By Christopher Harris, Ric Hasenyager, and Carrie Russell Much attention has been paid to library lending, the availability of ebook titles that public libraries can purchase, and the business models associated wi ...

    ssinharoy - 06/10/2014 - 20:00 - American Libraries Magazine

  4. From 0 to 60: Implement eBooks in Your Library Program in 4 Weeks

    Navigating the world of eBooks has been a difficult but rewarding journey for the North East Independent School District. There are many eBook vendors looking to provide content to school libraries, but how do you know which one is best for you? This cour ...

    JHABLEY - 04/17/2014 - 09:09 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  5. I’m Crazy for Ebooks

    Ebook-related issues are critically important for the future of libraries and rightly demand heightened attention By Alan S. Inouye We have made progress. I know this because I now experience the condition of ebook derangement syndrome. In early 2012, the ...

    admin - 03/20/2014 - 12:00 - American Libraries Magazine

  6. e-Book Acquisitions: Methods, Management, and Workflows

    The e-forum discussion focused on a variety of topics related to issues of e-book acquisitions, such as: options for obtaining and providing access to e-books for academic libraries, lease vs. ownership, internal workflows, acquisition models, and usage s ...

    CMCCONNELL - 02/14/2014 - 11:48 - ALCTS News

  7. e-Book MARC Records in the Age of AACR2, Provider-Neutral Guidelines, and now RDA

    This e-forum focused on creating MARC records for e-books using standards such as AACR2, provider-neutral guidelines, and RDA, as well as issues related to managing those records. The intention was to engage library catalogers, consortiums, authors of sta ...

    CMCCONNELL - 02/14/2014 - 09:37 - ALCTS News

  8. Blueink Review

    bgoldberg's blog E-Content By James LaRue You think publishing and libraries have it bad? Talk to the newspapers. After 150 years of award-winning reporting, Denver’s Rocky Mountain News shut its doors in 2009. Shortly after that, I happened to meet ...

    bgoldberg - 07/30/2014 - 11:57 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. ALA Welcomes MacMillian's Expansion of Its Public Library E-lending Program

    bgoldberg's blog E-Content ALA President Courtney Young released a statement today regarding Macmillian’s announcement that it would be expanding its public library e-lending program to include front-list books. ...

    bgoldberg - 07/29/2014 - 16:20 - American Libraries Magazine

  10. Predictions

    bgoldberg's blog E-Content By James LaRue What do new enterprises such as Scribd, Oyster, and Kindle Unlimited tell us? First, they tell us that the subscription service model makes at least some sense both to aggregator and consumer. (Although I con ...

    bgoldberg - 07/22/2014 - 09:52 - American Libraries Magazine

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