D igital Book World Interesting blog concerning eBooks and digital publishing news for the 21st century ...
HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 13:16 - Libraries Transform
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
The Rise of e-Reading Lee Rainie, Kathryn Zickuhr, Kristen Purcell, Mary Madden, and Joanna Brenner Pew Institute April 4, 2012 21% of Americans have read an e-book. The increasing availability of e-content is prompting some to read more than in the past ...
HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 13:32 - Libraries Transform
Ebooks and Interlibrary Loan: Licensed to Fill? Frederiksen, Linda & Cummings, Joel & Cummings, Lara & Carroll, Diane; Jul/Aug2011, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p117-131 DOI: 10.1080/1072303X.2011.585102 Database: Library, Information Science & Techno ...
HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 15:25 - Libraries Transform
Verso – “2010 Survey of Book-Buying Behavior: Presented at Digital Book World, January 26, 2011” Some of the findings: 90% of e-reader owners will continue to buy print books; e-reader owners buy about the same number of print and digital books; predict ...
HDAVIES - 10/08/2012 - 15:38 - Libraries Transform
Libraries, patrons, and e-books Kathryn Zickuhr, Lee Rainie, Kristen Purcell, Mary Madden and Joanna Brenner 12% of readers of e-books borrowed an e-book from the library in the past year. But a majority of Americans do not know that this service is provi ...
HDAVIES - 09/24/2012 - 15:22 - Libraries Transform
An evaluation of second-generation ebook readers Gibson, Chris & Gibb, Forbes. Electronic Library; 2011, Vol.29 Issue 3, p303-319. DOI: 10.1108/02640471111141061 Database: Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text Purpo ...
HDAVIES - 09/24/2012 - 14:03 - Libraries Transform
Integrating Ebooks Kelley, Michael. Library Journal; 4/15/2012, Vol. 137 Issue 7, p46-47. The article discusses developments in the software that supports library ebook lending. It notes librarians are seeking programs that keep users within a library ...
HDAVIES - 09/24/2012 - 13:33 - Libraries Transform
Consumer Attitudes Toward E-book Reading, BISG, vol. 1, 2 & 3 Although much of the publishing industry is working hard to develop and implement digital strategies, there is little available research evaluating book consumers' actual interests in ...
HDAVIES - 09/21/2012 - 14:43 - Libraries Transform