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  1. E-Book Cataloging Using a Shared Mailbox

    Acquiring and cataloging e-books received as firm orders presents a unique challenge to librarians accustomed to print materials, who struggle to manage an invisible backlog and workflow, and the attendant difficulties with tracking, communicating between ...

    CMCCONNELL - 01/16/2015 - 14:05 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. New Trends in Library Content Acquisitions

    Libraries now benefit from an array of new content acquisition models, ranging from purchase to subscription to demand-driven and various hybrid models. Additionally, these models apply to both book and journal content, in both print and electronic format ...

    CMCCONNELL - 08/04/2014 - 13:33 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  3. From 0 to 60: Implement E-books in Your Library Program in 4 Weeks

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

    JHABLEY - 11/26/2014 - 08:58 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  4. ReadersFirst Eases the Ebook Experience

    By Phil Morehart After more than a year of development and research, the ReadersFirst Guide to Library Ebook Vendors (PDF file), which compiles information on ebook vendors and their products and then rates them on ease of use and efficiency, is available ...

    PMOREHART - 08/13/2014 - 14:57 - American Libraries Magazine

  5. Early Literacy Programming in the Digital Age On-Demand Webinar

    Apps and E-Books in Storytime Storytime has joined the digital age, and incorporating digital media into collections and programming is now an essential part of children’s librarianship. Join PLA and instructor Cen Campbell for this on-demand webinar that ...

    SHOFMANN - 08/18/2014 - 12:18 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  6. 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

  7. E-Books 101 On-Demand Webinar

    A Look at Devices, Platforms, and Training Ideas Webinar 1 of "Public Librarian’s Guide to E-Books: A PLA Webinar Series" (Spring 2012) Join Lynnanne Pearson, manager of adult popular services, Skokie (Ill.) Public Library for a basic look at th ...

    SHOFMANN - 08/18/2014 - 12:19 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. The State of E-Books in Public Libraries and Publishing On-Demand Webinar

    The mercurial state of public libraries’ relationship with e-books and their publishers is not always an easy issue to understand. This one-hour, on-demand webinar features a discussion of the current state of e-books with regards to public libraries and ...

    SHOFMANN - 09/17/2013 - 12:30 - Public Library Association (PLA)

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