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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Horizon Report 2010

    "Horizon Report 2010." Already firmly established in the public sector, electronic books are gaining a foothold on campuses as well, where they serve as a cost-effective and portable alternative to heavy textbooks and supplemental reading select ...

    HDAVIES - 09/21/2012 - 13:46 - Libraries Transform

  8. 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

  9. Collection Development in the Digital Age

    Collection Development in the Digital Age Maggie Fieldhouse and Audrey Marshall This collection explores evolving roles and ideas in collection development in the digital age. Recognizing the rapid change in library collection development and management i ...

    HDAVIES - 09/19/2012 - 10:22 - Libraries Transform