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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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)

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. e-Book MARC Records in the Age of AACR2, Provider-Neutral Guidelines, and now RDA

    This e-forum focused on creating MARC records for e-books using standards such as AACR2, provider-neutral guidelines, and RDA, as well as issues related to managing those records. The intention was to engage library catalogers, consortiums, authors of sta ...

    CMCCONNELL - 02/14/2014 - 09:37 - ALCTS News

  7. Amazon Calls Baloney

    bgoldberg's blog E-Content By James LaRue Maybe it’s because I’ve been rereading classic Daniel Pinkwater novels (namely, The Snarkout Boys and the Avocado of Death and The Snarkout Boys and the Baconburg Horror) but Amazon’s latest stunner of a resp ...

    bgoldberg - 07/10/2014 - 12:57 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. DCL Ebook Report for July 2014

    bgoldberg's blog E-Content By James LaRue Read the Douglas County (Colo.) Libraries Ebook Report as a PDF file. What interests me this month is that we have a book (Meredith Wild’s Hardline) that doesn’t seem to be available in any readily obtainable ...

    bgoldberg - 07/07/2014 - 11:08 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. The Second Phase of Technological Disruption

    bgoldberg's blog E-Content By James LaRue I’ve been thinking about a book called Why Nations Fail, by Daron Acemoğlu and James Robinson. To (over)summarize, the coauthors say that nations fail because they resist, and try to stifle, the disruption th ...

    bgoldberg - 07/03/2014 - 13:16 - American Libraries Magazine

  10. Ebook Strategies for Librarians and Publishers

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop By George M. Eberhart E-Content Quarterly Editor Mirela Roncevic on Sunday served as moderator for a panel of librarians and publishers who discussed “Leading with Ebooks: New Strategies for Librarians and Publishers.” The ...

    bgoldberg - 06/30/2014 - 15:03 - American Libraries Magazine

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