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  1. Stretching Your Library’s E-Books Budget

    What is the most effective way to spend your e-book budget? Should you focus on popular items or create a comprehensive collection? Should you join a consortium to increase your library’s buying power? How do you find one? Can you start one in your area? ...

    SHOFMANN - 10/15/2015 - 15:38 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  2. 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

  3. The No Shelf Required Guide to E-book Purchasing

                The No Shelf Required Guide to E-book Purchasing Edited by Sue Polanka The increasingly important role that e-books and e-readers are playing in libraries makes it essential for librarians to get a handle on the ins and outs of e-book purchasi ...

    HDAVIES - 02/24/2016 - 13:00 - Libraries Transform

  4. Community offers electronic petting zoo

    Douglas County Libraries offers electronic petting zoo "Last month, Douglas County Libraries collaborated with our local Best Buy to offer a electronic petting zoo for patrons and staff.  With a staff member on hand, Best Buy brought one of every typ ...

    HDAVIES - 01/15/2013 - 08:54 - Libraries Transform

  5. Technology Petting Zoo and E-Book Classes

    Cuyahoga County Library now helps patrons utilize their new e-readers and learn about the devices before making a purchase. The library system offers a technology petting zoo to familiarize patrons with the different types of e-readers available. Library ...

    HDAVIES - 01/14/2013 - 13:15 - Libraries Transform

  6. Broward County Library makes eBooks available at airport

    Broward County Library makes eBooks available at airport Over the summer, Broward County Library, located in in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, had the inspired idea to make the collection of more than 34,000 public domain titles featured on their ‘Virtual Bran ...

    HDAVIES - 01/14/2013 - 11:19 - Libraries Transform