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  1. Give ’Em What They Want: A One-Year Study of Unmediated Patron-Driven Acquisition of e-Books

    Give ’Em What They Want: A One-Year Study of Unmediated Patron-Driven Acquisition of e-Books Karen S. Fischer, Michael Wright, Kathleen Clatanoff, Hope Barton, and Edward Shreeves In September 2009, the University of Iowa Libraries embarked on an experime ...

    HDAVIES - 10/08/2012 - 15:25 - Libraries Transform

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Challenges to E-Reader Adoption in Academic Libraries

    Challenges to E-Reader Adoption in Academic Libraries Wexelbaum, Rachel S. and Miltenoff, Plamen.  Library Faculty Publications. Paper 20. http://repository.stcloudstate.edu/lrs_facpubs/20 Individual ownership of handheld e-readers is increasing exponenti ...

    HDAVIES - 09/24/2012 - 14:43 - Libraries Transform

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Deliver the eBooks Your Patrons and Selectors Both Want!

    Deliver the eBooks Your Patrons and Selectors Both Want! PDA Program at the University of Mississippi Herrera, Gail. Serials Librarian; Aug2012, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p178-186. DOI:  10.1080/0361526X.2012.700780 Database: Library, Information Science & Tec ...

    HDAVIES - 09/24/2012 - 10:29 - Libraries Transform

  8. Next-Gen Library Catalogs (THE TECH SET® #1)

    Next-Gen Library Catalogs (THE TECH SET® #1) Marshall Breeding Help your library stand out within the crowded landscape of information providers with Marshall Breeding’s new, highly practical guide to interactive next-generation library catalogs. Learn ho ...

    HDAVIES - 10/12/2012 - 13:11 - 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. Consumer Attitudes Toward E-book Reading, BISG, vol. 1 & 2

    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