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  1. 1920

    ALA opened a library for American military personnel in Paris during 1918. This library was later established (1920) as the American Library in Paris In response to pressure from Americans in Paris, ALA agreed to leave the books and equipment, and to prov ...

    HDAVIES - 02/26/2013 - 11:30 - About ALA

  2. 1918

    ALA opened a library for American military personnel in Paris during 1918. This library was later established (1920) as the American Library in Paris "During the closing years of World War I, when the United States entered the conflict, hundreds of A ...

    HDAVIES - 02/26/2013 - 11:30 - About ALA

  3. 1914

    The first library record collection was establish in St. Paul, Minnesota. However, it was not until 1923 that the first circulating record collection was established in Springfield, Mass.   ...

    HDAVIES - 02/26/2013 - 11:31 - About ALA

  4. Business Models

    Examples of business models for working with and setting up library Ebook and Digital Content distribution. Publisher Models Case Studies of Current, Suggested, and Emerging Models EBook lending clubs Publisher Models With eBook Sales Flat, Is it Time to ...

    HDAVIES - 08/01/2014 - 16:22 - Libraries Transform

  5. Data about Digital Content Users

    Reports on who uses Digital Content and Ebooks, and how they are used. E-Reading Rises as Device Ownership Jumps, Pew Research (January 2014). The proportion of Americans who read e-books is growing, but few have completely replaced print books for electr ...

    HDAVIES - 08/01/2014 - 16:18 - Libraries Transform

  6. Issues & Where to Start

    In the News Future Outlook Ebook FAQ's Frequently Asked E-book Questions by Public Librarians. Prepared by the OITP E-book Task Force, June 2011. In the News (See also the ALA Library Delicious page on ebooks and e-readers) What’s Next for E-books in ...

    HDAVIES - 08/01/2014 - 16:24 - Libraries Transform

  7. Data & Research

    A selection of books and other research concerning Ebooks and Digital Content in libraries.   Ebook Studies Circulation/Usage Data Library Purchasing Power Library Marketing Power Library as Publisher/Repository Collection Development   Ebook Studies 2014 ...

    HDAVIES - 08/01/2014 - 13:31 - Libraries Transform

  8. Sales & Pricing

    Examples and information about what libraries can expect for the pricing of Digital Content and Ebooks. Total Sales E-Book Market report (2013)- The Global eBook report documents and analyzes how ebook markets emerge in the US, UK, continental Europe, Bra ...

    HDAVIES - 08/01/2014 - 13:59 - Libraries Transform

  9. The Librarian's Guide to Gaming

    The Librarian's Guide to Gaming:An Online Toolkit for Building Gaming In 2007, over 404 libraries responded to a national library gaming gaming census, reporting on 218 programs. On November 15 2008, 597 libraries reported on serving 14,184 gamers on ...

    HDAVIES - 04/03/2014 - 11:30 - Libraries Transform

  10. 1998

    In 1998 the ALA Council voted commitment to five Key Action Areas as guiding principles for directing the Association’s energies and resources: Diversity, Equity of Access, Education and Continuous Learning, Intellectual Freedom, and 21st Century Literacy ...

    HDAVIES - 02/26/2013 - 11:36 - About ALA