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  1. New Trends in Library Content Acquisitions

    Libraries now benefit from an array of new content acquisition models, ranging from purchase to subscription to demand-driven and various hybrid models. Additionally, these models apply to both book and journal content, in both print and electronic format ...

    CMCCONNELL - 08/04/2014 - 13:33 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. Early Literacy Programming in the Digital Age On-Demand Webinar

    Apps and E-Books in Storytime Storytime has joined the digital age, and incorporating digital media into collections and programming is now an essential part of children’s librarianship. Join PLA and instructor Cen Campbell for this on-demand webinar that ...

    SHOFMANN - 08/18/2014 - 12:18 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  3. ReadersFirst Eases the Ebook Experience

    By Phil Morehart After more than a year of development and research, the ReadersFirst Guide to Library Ebook Vendors (PDF file), which compiles information on ebook vendors and their products and then rates them on ease of use and efficiency, is available ...

    PMOREHART - 08/13/2014 - 14:57 - American Libraries Magazine

  4. E-Books 101 On-Demand Webinar

    A Look at Devices, Platforms, and Training Ideas Webinar 1 of "Public Librarian’s Guide to E-Books: A PLA Webinar Series" (Spring 2012) Join Lynnanne Pearson, manager of adult popular services, Skokie (Ill.) Public Library for a basic look at th ...

    SHOFMANN - 08/18/2014 - 12:19 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  5. E-Content and First Sale

    A question of scarcity and control by Joseph Sanchez Three pressing questions about e-content face the profession: How much content will be exclusively available electronically, how quickly is that developing, and—especially for public librarians—how will ...

    geberhart - 07/14/2014 - 13:42 - American Libraries Magazine

  6. Ebook Discovery

    The library/publisher “sweet spot” By Larra Clark Libraries and publishers are in the business of connecting readers and authors. Bestsellers make up the majority of traffic in public libraries, but how can libraries, publishers, and others in the ecosyst ...

    ssinharoy - 06/16/2014 - 14:41 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. School Library Ebook Business Models

    Creating licensing partnerships that work By Christopher Harris, Ric Hasenyager, and Carrie Russell Much attention has been paid to library lending, the availability of ebook titles that public libraries can purchase, and the business models associated wi ...

    ssinharoy - 06/10/2014 - 20:00 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. From 0 to 60: Implement eBooks in Your Library Program in 4 Weeks

    Navigating the world of eBooks has been a difficult but rewarding journey for the North East Independent School District. There are many eBook vendors looking to provide content to school libraries, but how do you know which one is best for you? This cour ...

    JHABLEY - 04/17/2014 - 09:09 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  9. I’m Crazy for Ebooks

    Ebook-related issues are critically important for the future of libraries and rightly demand heightened attention By Alan S. Inouye We have made progress. I know this because I now experience the condition of ebook derangement syndrome. In early 2012, the ...

    admin - 03/20/2014 - 12:00 - American Libraries Magazine

  10. e-Book Acquisitions: Methods, Management, and Workflows

    The e-forum discussion focused on a variety of topics related to issues of e-book acquisitions, such as: options for obtaining and providing access to e-books for academic libraries, lease vs. ownership, internal workflows, acquisition models, and usage s ...

    CMCCONNELL - 02/14/2014 - 11:48 - ALCTS News

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