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  1. Opening the eBook Market- One librarian's perspective

    Opening the eBook Market- One librarian's perspective In the ideal open-yet-market-driven eBook environment there won't be DRM, but regardless of whether DRM lives on, the closed vertically integrated world of eBooks sales to libraries presents ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 14:00 - Libraries Transform

  2. EU Anger Over eBook Deal Suggests Hard Times Ahead for Publishers

    The Guardian – “EU Anger Over eBook Deal Suggests Hard Times Ahead for Publishers” On March 1, 2011, several publishing offices in Europe were raided by inspectors from the European Commission. The reason—the agency model adopted by many big publishers ma ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 15:45 - 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. E-Book Lending Takes Off

    Wall Street Journal – “ E-Book Lending Takes Off: New Online Clubs That Let Readers Share Have Drawbacks but Worry Publishers”  and  The Globe and Mail – “ The Rise of the E-Book Lending Model”  The Kindle Lending Club was begun by a business consultant, ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 14:53 - 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. 24Symbols promises Netflix-like subscription library access

    "24Symbols promises Netflix-like subscription library access,"- TeleRead  On Booksprung, Chris Walters reports that a Spanish company named Bestsharer is testing  24symbols,  a service akin to Spotify or Netflix for e-books, with an eye toward a ...

    HDAVIES - 10/08/2012 - 15:46 - Libraries Transform

  7. The Future of Academic Reading—BGSU Discussion

    “The Future of Academic Reading—BGSU Discussion” A day-long session at Bowling Green State University in March, 2011 explored this topic with students, faculty, and administrators, who gave examples of how they read digital information, including specific ...

    HDAVIES - 09/21/2012 - 15:56 - Libraries Transform

  8. UK Publishers Association Proposes Restricting Remote Library eBook Lending

    Library Journal – “UK Publishers Association Proposes Restricting Remote Library eBook Lending” The UK Publishers Association issued guidelines in October, 2010, including one requiring patrons to be physically present at a library branch in order to down ...

    HDAVIES - 09/21/2012 - 15:46 - Libraries Transform

  9. Colorado Library Consortium Adds Project Gutenberg Ebooks to Library Catalogs

    David Rapp- "Colorado Library Consortium Adds Project Gutenberg Ebooks to Library Catalogs,"- Library Journal  The Colorado Library Consortium (CLiC), in collaboration with Douglas County Libraries (DCL) and other Colorado libraries, launched a ...

    HDAVIES - 09/21/2012 - 15:36 - Libraries Transform

  10. 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