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  1. History of the Ebook: The Changing Face of Books

    History of the Ebook: The Changing Face of Books Laura Manley & Robert P. Holley. Technical Services Quarterly. Volume 29, Issue 4, 2012 DOI:10.1080/07317131.2012.705731 The history of the ebook and e-readers began before World War II with Vannevar Bu ...

    HDAVIES - 09/26/2012 - 09:35 - Libraries Transform

  2. E-Books Rock

    Publishers Weekly: “E-Books Rock,” by Daisy Maryles For the first time in  PW 's 100+ years of annual features on bestsellers, the magazine collected statistics on e-book sales. This first report was spotty, since many publishers declined to share th ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 15:04 - Libraries Transform

  3. Adobe Digital Editions Supported Devices

    Adobe Digital Editions Supported Devices. A list of of devices that support Adobe PDF and EPUB content. ...

    HDAVIES - 10/08/2012 - 15:51 - 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. 2010 Survey of Book-Buying Behavior

    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

  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. Integrating Ebooks

    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

  8. Frequently Asked E-book Questions by Public Librarians.

    Frequently Asked E-book Questions by Public Librarians. Prepared by the OITP E-book Task Force, June 2011. The OITP E-book Task Force is responding to FAQs sent to us by public librarians. ...

    HDAVIES - 09/21/2012 - 15:30 - Libraries Transform

  9. The Future of the Textbook

    Against the Grain –  “The Future of the Textbook”  In 2008, the digital textbook market was worth around $1.5 billion. By 2013, the market is expected to grow to approximately $4.1 billion. By 2020 digital textbooks are expected to generate around $8.3 bi ...

    HDAVIES - 09/21/2012 - 15:26 - Libraries Transform

  10. New Ebook Platform from McGraw-Hill Professional Offers Unlimited Concurrent Usage

    Michael Kelley- "New Ebook Platform from McGraw-Hill Professional Offers Unlimited Concurrent Usage,"- Library Journal  McGraw-Hill Professional launched a new ebook platform on May 13 that offers libraries one-to-four-year subscription plans an ...

    HDAVIES - 09/21/2012 - 15:21 - Libraries Transform