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  1. The rise of e-reading

    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

  2. Ebooks and Interlibrary Loan: Licensed to Fill?

    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

  3. The First Sale Doctrine in the Era of Digital Networks

    R. Anthony Reese – “The First Sale Doctrine in the Era of Digital Networks” This paper by a law professor from the University of California begins with the origins of copyright law's first-sale doctrine which stems from a 1908 Supreme Court case that ...

    HDAVIES - 10/12/2012 - 13:04 - Libraries Transform

  4. Libraries, patrons, and e-books

    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

  5. Digitization and Democracy

    Digitization and Democracy: The Conflict Between the Amazon Kindle License Agreement and the Role of Libraries in a Free Society The article makes a compelling argument on behalf of libraries for changing the current Copyright Law. ...

    HDAVIES - 10/08/2012 - 15:29 - Libraries Transform

  6. An evaluation of second-generation ebook readers

    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

  7. Publishing in the Digital Era

    “Publishing in the Digital Era: a Bain & Co. Study”  This report has several interesting graphs and statistics, and includes the prediction that 15 percent to 25 percent of book sales will shift to digital format by 2015, and that the shift to digital ...

    HDAVIES - 09/21/2012 - 14:20 - Libraries Transform

  8. Horizon Report 2011

    "Horizon Report 2011." The content of electronic books and the social activities they enable, rather than the device used to access them, are the keys to their popularity; nearly everyone carries some device that can function as an electronic re ...

    HDAVIES - 09/21/2012 - 13:48 - Libraries Transform

  9. The Section 108 Study Group Report

    The Section 108 Study Group Report, 2008 Subtitle: Independent Report sponsored by The United States Copyright Office and the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program of the Library of Congress. This group included lawyers, rep ...

    HDAVIES - 09/21/2012 - 13:51 - Libraries Transform

  10. Future of Books

    Glazer, Sarah. "Future of Books." CQ Researcher 29, May 2009: 473-500. Web. 13 May 2011. Report on the future of books with a focus on eBooks while exploring issues, background, and outlooks in the industry ...

    HDAVIES - 09/21/2012 - 13:42 - Libraries Transform