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  1. User perceptions of ebooks versus print books for class reserves in an academic library

    User perceptions of ebooks versus print books for class reserves in an academic library Rojeski, Mara. Reference Services Review 2012, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p228-241. DOI: 10.1108/00907321211228291 Database: Library, Information Science & Technology Abstra ...

    HDAVIES - 10/08/2012 - 15:21 - Libraries Transform

  2. Give ’Em What They Want: A One-Year Study of Unmediated Patron-Driven Acquisition of e-Books

    Give ’Em What They Want: A One-Year Study of Unmediated Patron-Driven Acquisition of e-Books Karen S. Fischer, Michael Wright, Kathleen Clatanoff, Hope Barton, and Edward Shreeves In September 2009, the University of Iowa Libraries embarked on an experime ...

    HDAVIES - 10/08/2012 - 15:25 - Libraries Transform

  3. History of the Ebook: The Changing Face of Books

    History of the Ebook: The Changing Face of Books Laura Manley & Robert P. Holley. Technical Services Quarterly. Volume 29, Issue 4, 2012 DOI:10.1080/07317131.2012.705731 The history of the ebook and e-readers began before World War II with Vannevar Bu ...

    HDAVIES - 09/26/2012 - 09:35 - Libraries Transform

  4. Boomers and Beyond: Reconsidering the Role of Libraries

    Boomers and Beyond: Reconsidering the Role of Libraries Edited by Pauline Rothstein and Diantha Dow Schull A roadmap to the trends and perspectives on the library’s role in meeting the needs of our aging population, this book offers Proactive ideas that s ...

    HDAVIES - 11/05/2012 - 16:22 - Libraries Transform

  5. The First Sale Doctrine in the Era of Digital Networks

    R. Anthony Reese – “The First Sale Doctrine in the Era of Digital Networks” This paper by a law professor from the University of California begins with the origins of copyright law's first-sale doctrine which stems from a 1908 Supreme Court case that ...

    HDAVIES - 10/12/2012 - 13:04 - Libraries Transform

  6. E-Books and Libraries: webinar

    E-Books and Libraries: What’s Next? (PLA On-Demand Webinar) Jamie LaRue Douglas County (Colo.) Libraries director, Jamie LaRue is not content to wait for a resolution to the public library e-book borrowing/lending model to appear, and instead has been for ...

    RGERBER - 11/30/2012 - 12:53 - Libraries Transform

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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