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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. The Section 108 Study Group Report

    The Section 108 Study Group Report, 2008 Subtitle: Independent Report sponsored by The United States Copyright Office and the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program of the Library of Congress. This group included lawyers, rep ...

    HDAVIES - 09/21/2012 - 13:51 - 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. 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

  8. Multiethnic Books for the Middle-School Curriculum

    Multiethnic Books for the Middle-School Curriculum Cherri Jones and J. B. Petty Focusing on titles dealing with ethnic and religious groups both in the U.S. and around the world, this useful resource makes it easy for teachers and librarians working with ...

    HDAVIES - 10/12/2012 - 13:57 - Libraries Transform

  9. Global Voices: Picture Books from Around the World

    Global Voices: Picture Books from Around the World Susan Stan Picture books can be portals to far-flung corners of the globe, and the books in this selected bibliography will help children’s imaginations soar. Identifying quality literature for children a ...

    HDAVIES - 10/12/2012 - 13:38 - Libraries Transform

  10. Reference Through Social Media

      Reference Through Social Media: Developing Standards, Guidelines, and Policies--eCourse Sarah Steiner too often chat, social media, and text-based reference services operate without standards and policies. This eCourse will guide you in writing useful, ...

    HDAVIES - 10/12/2012 - 13:32 - Libraries Transform