Tablet and e-book reader ownership nearly doubles in one month The Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project announced that tablet and e-book reader ownership nearly doubled over the 2011 holiday season. Overall, 29 percent of U.S. adults ...
HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 13:08 - Libraries Transform
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
Digital Rights Management Tip Sheet The Digital Content and Libraries Working Group (DCWG) of the American Library Association (ALA) is developing a series of informational Tip Sheets for the library community. We are pleased to share with you Tip Sheet ...
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A basic framework for architects, planners, and librarians embarking on the planning and design of libraries for higher education. This Guide will provide information for thinking about the design of new and renovated library space, and point toward addit ...
HDAVIES - 10/08/2012 - 15:49 - Libraries Transform
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 ...
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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
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
Librarians and publishers in dialog Kate Sheehan talks to Random House’s Madeline McIntosh The reading ecosystem is evolving fast, even as you read this. Facing the rapid transition to ebooks together, rather than in isolated camps, librarians, publishers ...
HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 13:39 - Libraries Transform