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  1. Exploring Apple's Library of Free Multi-Touch iBooks for Education

    Thursday, May 7, 2015 7:00 p.m. Eastern / 6:00 p.m. Central / 5:00 p.m. Mountain / 4:00 p.m. Pacific REGISTER NOW Apple's ecosystem of media-rich educational content is rapidly growing. Thousands of open educational resources in the form of multi-tou ...

    JHABLEY - 04/21/2015 - 15:11 - qa2ab0

  2. Preview of the 2015 Fall Webinar Schedule

    The following table provides a preview of the upcoming webinar's planned by the Continuing Education Committee for the upcoming Fall 2015 season. Please check back as events will added as they are planned. Registration for the following events will o ...

    EWHITMORE - 04/13/2015 - 13:02 - bvqj96

  3. 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 - 02/10/2015 - 14:25 - bvqj96

  4. 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 - bvqj96

  5. 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

  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. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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 - 04/21/2015 - 16:23 - rb0cnm

  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 - 04/21/2015 - 16:17 - rb0cnm

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