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  1. Backgrounder: “Libraries, Patrons, and E-books”

    Backgrounder: Pew Research Center’s “Libraries, Patrons, and E-books” Information provided by OITP regarding the recent PEW report. The newest report examines the roles that libraries play in the shifting digital terrain as e-reading, tablet computers and ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 10:07 - Libraries Transform

  2. EBook Business Models for Public Libraries

    EBook Business Models for Public Libraries A primary area of focus for ALA’s Digital Content and Libraries Working Group has been on ebook business models that are favorable to public libraries.  A business model essential is the library’s ability to reta ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 10:16 - Libraries Transform

  3. Digital Book World

    D igital Book World Interesting blog concerning eBooks and digital publishing news for the 21st century ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 13:16 - Libraries Transform

  4. 2011 Survery of Book-Buying Behavior

    Verso – “2011 Survey of Book-Buying Behavior: Presented, January  19, 201”  Survey of book buying behavior with over 2000 respondents on over 5,000 websites. Over the next 12 months 30% of eReader & tablet owners predict buying 10 or more eBooks; 25 % ...

    HDAVIES - 10/08/2012 - 15:43 - Libraries Transform

  5. Is subscription the future model for eBook retail?

    Is subscription the future model for eBook retail? Let's quickly answer the question- yes it is. Now I'll explain why I believe this ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 13:19 - Libraries Transform

  6. Publishers Weigh In On The Future of Ebooks

    Publishers Weigh In On The Future of Ebooks Publisher’s Weekly posted an article on its blog that allowed various publishing industry professionals from a variety of outlets to expand on the generally accepted prediction that ebooks will make up 50% of to ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 13:21 - Libraries Transform

  7. Apple May Sell Up to 66 Million iPads This Year

    Apple May Sell Up to 66 Million iPads This Year Connie Guglielmo, Forbes Staff Apple‘s announcement yesterday that it had sold 3 million iPads in its opening weekend — the best ever launch of the tablet, according to the company — is so much better than a ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 13:24 - Libraries Transform

  8. Amazon Says Now Selling More E-Books Than Print Books

    Amazon Says Now Selling More E-Books Than Print Books Eric Savitz Forbes Staff 2011 Amazon.com says the company is now selling more e-Books than print books.The crossover comes less than four years after the debut of the Kindle e-reader in November 2007; ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 13:26 - Libraries Transform

  9. The Global eBook Market

    The Global eBook Market: current conditions and future projections By Rüdiger Wischenbart Additional research by Sabine Kaldonek PW 2011 The Global eBook Market: Current Conditions & Future Projections provides a broad survey of data on emerging ebook ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 13:29 - Libraries Transform

  10. The rise of e-reading

    The Rise of e-Reading Lee Rainie, Kathryn Zickuhr, Kristen Purcell, Mary Madden, and Joanna Brenner Pew Institute  April 4, 2012 21% of Americans have read an e-book. The increasing availability of e-content is prompting some to read more than in the past ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 13:32 - Libraries Transform