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  1. Libraries, patrons, and e-books

    Libraries, patrons, and e-books Kathryn Zickuhr, Lee Rainie, Kristen Purcell, Mary Madden and Joanna Brenner 12% of readers of e-books borrowed an e-book from the library in the past year. But a majority of Americans do not know that this service is provi ...

    HDAVIES - 09/24/2012 - 15:22 - Libraries Transform

  2. 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

  3. Challenges to E-Reader Adoption in Academic Libraries

    Challenges to E-Reader Adoption in Academic Libraries Wexelbaum, Rachel S. and Miltenoff, Plamen.  Library Faculty Publications. Paper 20. http://repository.stcloudstate.edu/lrs_facpubs/20 Individual ownership of handheld e-readers is increasing exponenti ...

    HDAVIES - 09/24/2012 - 14:43 - Libraries Transform

  4. 2010 Survey of Book-Buying Behavior

    Verso – “2010 Survey of Book-Buying Behavior: Presented at Digital Book World, January  26, 2011”  Some of the findings: 90% of e-reader owners will continue to buy print books; e-reader owners buy about the same number of print and digital books; predict ...

    HDAVIES - 10/08/2012 - 15:38 - Libraries Transform

  5. Adoption of E-Book Readers among College Students: A Survey

    Adoption of E-Book Readers among College Students: A Survey Nancy M. Foasberg To learn whether e-book readers have become widely popular among college students, this study surveys students at one large, urban, four-year public college. The survey asked wh ...

    HDAVIES - 09/24/2012 - 14:36 - Libraries Transform

  6. An evaluation of second-generation ebook readers

    An evaluation of second-generation ebook readers Gibson, Chris &  Gibb, Forbes. Electronic Library; 2011, Vol.29 Issue 3, p303-319. DOI: 10.1108/02640471111141061 Database: Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text   Purpo ...

    HDAVIES - 09/24/2012 - 14:03 - Libraries Transform

  7. Integrating Ebooks

    Integrating Ebooks Kelley, Michael. Library Journal; 4/15/2012, Vol. 137 Issue 7, p46-47. The article discusses developments in the software that supports library ebook lending. It notes librarians are seeking programs that keep users within a library ...

    HDAVIES - 09/24/2012 - 13:33 - Libraries Transform

  8. An Ebook Primer

    An Ebook Primer   Polanka, Sue. Library Journal; 4/15/2012, Vol. 137 Issue 7, p42-44.   Database: Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text   The article outlines how libraries can bring ebooks into their collections. It discu ...

    HDAVIES - 09/24/2012 - 11:42 - Libraries Transform

  9. Will Books Be Different?

    Will Books Be Different? Guthrie, Kevin M. Journal of Library Administration; Jul2012, Vol. 52 Issue 5, p353-369. DOI:10.1080/01930826.2012.700805 Database: Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text   With all the attention on ...

    HDAVIES - 09/24/2012 - 11:12 - Libraries Transform

  10. Ebook collection analysis: subject and publisher trends

    Ebook collection analysis: subject and publisher trends Tucker, James Cory. Collection Building; 2012, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p40-47. DOI: 10.1108/01604951211229836 Database: Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text   Purpose – Thi ...

    HDAVIES - 09/24/2012 - 11:05 - Libraries Transform