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  1. Managing Electronic Resources

        Managing Electronic Resources: A LITA Guide    Edited by Ryan O. Weir Electronic resource management encompasses much more than turning on and off resources and tracking usage. This guide provides advice on the tools and best practices to help you tac ...

    RGERBER - 12/03/2012 - 15:42 - Libraries Transform

  2. 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

  3. 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

  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. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  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. 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