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  1. User perceptions of ebooks versus print books for class reserves in an academic library

    User perceptions of ebooks versus print books for class reserves in an academic library Rojeski, Mara. Reference Services Review 2012, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p228-241. DOI: 10.1108/00907321211228291 Database: Library, Information Science & Technology Abstra ...

    HDAVIES - 10/08/2012 - 15:21 - Libraries Transform

  2. 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

  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. Digital Copyright Protection: Issues in the Digital Library Environment

    Digital Copyright Protection: Issues in the Digital Library Environment S.G. Hombal, K.N. Prasad   Today, these institutions [libraries, museums, etc.] are crippled by a parallel harmonization of limitations and exceptions thrust upon them by technology ( ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 15:14 - Libraries Transform

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Adoption of E-Book Readers among College Students: A Survey

    Adoption of E-Book Readers among College Students: A Survey Nancy M. Foasberg To learn whether e-book readers have become widely popular among college students, this study surveys students at one large, urban, four-year public college. The survey asked wh ...

    HDAVIES - 09/24/2012 - 14:36 - Libraries Transform

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Will Books Be Different?

    Will Books Be Different? Guthrie, Kevin M. Journal of Library Administration; Jul2012, Vol. 52 Issue 5, p353-369. DOI:10.1080/01930826.2012.700805 Database: Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text   With all the attention on ...

    HDAVIES - 09/24/2012 - 11:12 - Libraries Transform