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

      Apple's ecosystem of media-rich educational content is rapidly growing. Thousands of open educational resources in the form of multi-touch iBooks are available to libraries, teachers, and students for download from the iBookstore. This webinar high ...

    JHABLEY - 02/26/2016 - 15:52 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  2. E-Book Cataloging Using a Shared Mailbox

    On-Demand Once Free! 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, ...

    CMCCONNELL - 06/22/2015 - 12:05 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  3. 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 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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)

  9. From 0 to 60: Implement E-books in Your Library Program in 4 Weeks

    Navigating the world of e-books has been a difficult but rewarding journey for the North East Independent School District. There are many e-book vendors looking to provide content to school libraries, but how do you know which one is best for you? This co ...

    JHABLEY - 10/28/2015 - 11:39 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  10. I’m Crazy for Ebooks

    Ebook-related issues are critically important for the future of libraries and rightly demand heightened attention By Alan S. Inouye We have made progress. I know this because I now experience the condition of ebook derangement syndrome. In early 2012, the ...

    admin - 03/20/2014 - 12:00 - American Libraries Magazine

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