ALA Resources

A collection of items offered by ALA to assist in the transformation of your library through the use of Ebooks and Digital Content.

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ALA E-book Media and Communications Toolkit:
http://www.ala.org/ebooktoolkit

ALA wiki page on e-books:
http://wikis.ala.org/professionaltips/index.php?title=E-Books

ALA Delicious page on e-book readers:
http://delicious.com/alalibrary/tag_bundle/E-Book%20Readers

Public Library Association's page of e-book resources for librarians and patrons:
http://www.ala.org/pla/tools/ebooks

PLA "E-Books and Libraries – What's Available for Free" (Public Libraries Online)
http://www.publiclibrariesonline.org/content/e-books-and-libraries-whats-available-free

AASL page on use of ebooks and ebook readers in school libraries:
http://aasl.ala.org/essentiallinks/index.php?title=E-books_/_E-readers

AASL School Libraries Count! 2010: Supplemental Report on Digital Content and Resources.
http://www.ala.org/aasl/researchandstatistics/slcsurvey/2010/slc2010extra

AASL School Libraries Count! 2011: Supplemental Report on Digital Citizenship.
http://www.ala.org/aasl/researchandstatistics/slcsurvey/2011/slc2011extra

ALCTS Digital Collections page:
http://www.ala.org/alcts/ianda/digtalcolls

ALSC Blog: Section on e-readers and e-books.
http://www.alsc.ala.org/blog/category/ereaders-and-ebooks/

ALA Digital Content and Libraries Working Group: 
http://connect.ala.org/node/159669
Please see here for tip sheets created by the DCWG