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  1. America Gone Wrong: A Slashed Safety Net Turns Libraries into Homeless Shelters

    America Gone Wrong: A Slashed Safety Net Turns Libraries into Homeless Shelters A dirty little secret about America is that public libraries have become de facto daytime shelters for the nation's street people while librarians are increasingly our un ...

    HDAVIES - 11/02/2012 - 12:01 - Libraries Transform

  2. Free Library of Philadelphia Lawsuit Casts a Pall Over eReader Lending Programs Everywhere

    Free Library of Philadelphia Lawsuit Casts a Pall Over eReader Lending Programs Everywhere Four visually impaired Philly residents filed suit this week against the Free Library of Philadelphia. They allege that the Free Library’s new Nook lending program, ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 11:22 - Libraries Transform

  3. National Federation of the Blind Assists in Litigation Against Free Library of Philadelphia

    National Federation of the Blind Assists in Litigation Against Free Library of Philadelphia With the assistance of the National Federation of the Blind, four blind patrons of the Free Library of Philadelphia—Denice Brown, Karen Comorato, Patricia Greblosk ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 10:32 - Libraries Transform

  4. Berkman Center Looks at Ebooks in Libraries

    Berkman Center Looks at Ebooks in Libraries David O’Brien, Urs Gasser, and John G Palfrey Jr of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University recently released a briefing document, “ E-Books in Libraries.”  Drawing from a wide variet ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 10:55 - Libraries Transform

  5. ALA and PLA Partner with OCLC on Ebook Research Project

    ALA and PLA Partner with OCLC on Ebook Research Project OCLC is launching a new project, “ The Big Shift: Advancing Public Library Participation in Our Digital Future. ” The purpose of the project, funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, i ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 11:04 - Libraries Transform

  6. Public libraries to lead initiative to ensure public access to digital content

    Public libraries to lead initiative to ensure public access to digital content The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has awarded a $99,957 grant to OCLC for a new initiative, “The Big Shift: Advancing Public Library Participation in Our Digi ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 10:58 - Libraries Transform

  7. E-Books And Libraries

    E-Books And Libraries In the past year, libraries have seen a sharp growth in e-book borrowing. That trend is transforming the relationship between libraries and publishers. Libraries need to offer electronic books to remain relevant today. But some publi ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 11:12 - Libraries Transform

  8. Digital Book World

    D igital Book World Interesting blog concerning eBooks and digital publishing news for the 21st century ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 13:16 - Libraries Transform

  9. Publishers Weigh In On The Future of Ebooks

    Publishers Weigh In On The Future of Ebooks Publisher’s Weekly posted an article on its blog that allowed various publishing industry professionals from a variety of outlets to expand on the generally accepted prediction that ebooks will make up 50% of to ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 13:21 - Libraries Transform

  10. Librarians and publishers in dialog

    Librarians and publishers in dialog Kate Sheehan talks to Random House’s Madeline McIntosh The reading ecosystem is evolving fast, even as you read this. Facing the rapid transition to ebooks together, rather than in isolated camps, librarians, publishers ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 13:39 - Libraries Transform