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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Publishing in the Digital Era

    “Publishing in the Digital Era: a Bain & Co. Study”  This report has several interesting graphs and statistics, and includes the prediction that 15 percent to 25 percent of book sales will shift to digital format by 2015, and that the shift to digital ...

    HDAVIES - 09/21/2012 - 14:20 - Libraries Transform

  9. Horizon Report 2011

    "Horizon Report 2011." The content of electronic books and the social activities they enable, rather than the device used to access them, are the keys to their popularity; nearly everyone carries some device that can function as an electronic re ...

    HDAVIES - 09/21/2012 - 13:48 - Libraries Transform

  10. Future of Books

    Glazer, Sarah. "Future of Books." CQ Researcher 29, May 2009: 473-500. Web. 13 May 2011. Report on the future of books with a focus on eBooks while exploring issues, background, and outlooks in the industry ...

    HDAVIES - 09/21/2012 - 13:42 - Libraries Transform