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The K-12 Library Perspective: eBook Issues and Challenges

http://www.infotoday.com/cil2012/session.asp?ID=A304 with Moderator: Dick Kaser, Vice President of Content, Information Today, Inc. Chad Mairn, Chief Technology
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A thorough coverage of all the related issues with ebook, thanks to the Unquiet Librarian ! 

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The Complete Wizard of Oz Series, Available as Free eBooks and Free Audio Books

The Complete Wizard of Oz Series, Available as Free eBooks and Free Audio Books | Ebooks and the School Libraries | Scoop.it
The classic Wizard of Oz series was written by L. Frank Baum between 1900 and 1920. There are 14 volumes in total, starting with the most well-known book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

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Lower prices for unlimited e-books

Lower prices for unlimited e-books | Ebooks and the School Libraries | Scoop.it
Two new services will lend you an unlimited number of titles to read on your phone or tablet. Which to choose?
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Kindle Paperwhite makes reading easier - Business Standard

Kindle Paperwhite makes reading easier
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Despite having read Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace many times, I need to go to the beginning for certain characters. However, reading has become easier since I switched to eBooks a decade ago.
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Free Kindle and Nook Books for February 18, 2014

Free Kindle and Nook Books for February 18, 2014 | Ebooks and the School Libraries | Scoop.it
Here is today's list of FREE Kindle and Nook Books for February 18, 2014! Remember that you do not need to own a Kindle to read these books. You can download the free Kindle app to your tablet, smartphone or other ...
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What eBooks Looked Like 20 Years Ago (Video) - The Digital Reader

The Kindle is widely regarded as being responsible for igniting the ebook era, but the idea had been around for at least 30 years before the Kindle launched in November 2007.
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Sunday Reads 2/23 : Free Kindle Books - FTM

Sunday Reads 2/23 : Free Kindle Books - FTM | Ebooks and the School Libraries | Scoop.it
Please note, you don't need a Kindle to read these books. You can read them on the free Kindle Reading app. If you like to see the top 100 free Kindle Books of the day, read our post on How to find free Kindle & Nook Books ...
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FREE Noisy Boards: Wheels on the Bus - Free iBooks - iBooks - eBooks - Browse Books

FREE Noisy Boards: Wheels on the Bus - Free iBooks - iBooks - eBooks - Browse Books | Ebooks and the School Libraries | Scoop.it
Children will love to press the sound buttons when they hop on-board the noisy bus and sing along with this classic nursery song.
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Library Consortium Tests Interlibrary Loans of e-Books | LISNews:

Worried about security and sales, many publishers and vendors permit individual e-book chapters to be shared but don't routinely include the lending of whole e-books in library contracts. Even when licenses do allow e-book ...
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Rise In Mobile eReading Drives Free-eBooks Site Upgrade - DigitalJournal.com

Rise In Mobile eReading Drives Free-eBooks Site Upgrade
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Devices tracked were either a tablet computer, like an iPad, or an e-reader, like a Kindle or Nook.
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Readk.it Delivers Ebooks in Browser-Based Platform - Digital Book World

Readk.it Delivers Ebooks in Browser-Based Platform - Digital Book World | Ebooks and the School Libraries | Scoop.it
Readk.it Delivers Ebooks in Browser-Based Platform
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Readk.it, a new browser-based reading platform, offers to sidestep the complex and often costly process of preparing ebook content for a range of proprietary delivery systems.
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E-book readers vs tablets: Which one is right for you? - Daily Comet

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E-book readers vs tablets: Which one is right for you?
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The skinny: Touchscreen tablets — like the mega-popular iPad, as well as Android, Kindle Fire and Windows 8 models — are also thin and light devices.
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E-book readers vs tablets: Which one is right for you? - Houma Courier

E-book readers vs tablets: Which one is right for you? - Houma Courier | Ebooks and the School Libraries | Scoop.it
E-book readers vs tablets: Which one is right for you?
Houma Courier
The skinny: Touchscreen tablets — like the mega-popular iPad, as well as Android, Kindle Fire and Windows 8 models — are also thin and light devices.
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LEGO Lit - Classic Books in Lego | Ownshelf

LEGO Lit - Classic Books in Lego | Ownshelf | Ebooks and the School Libraries | Scoop.it
Classic books built in LEGO!  At Ownshelf, we love LEGO almost as much as we love books. So we built scenes based on classic books and authors out of LEGO! If ... (Fifty Shades of Grey in LEGO!
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eBooks Vs. Print: What do you read? - WTVC

eBooks Vs. Print: What do you read? - WTVC | Ebooks and the School Libraries | Scoop.it
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eBooks Vs. Print: What do you read?
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And whether it's print or ebooks, "the important thing about a library is that we provide access to people to whatever people want to read.
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"Customer oriented services is the key, give what our readers want - print or e books, libraries should be able to cater to their needs"

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Show stats for #ebooks

Show stats for #ebooks | Ebooks and the School Libraries | Scoop.it
Get twitter stats : trends, live ranking, charts, hashtags ranking, country ranking, user ranking (#ebooks is getting popular, +5600% the last hour : http://t.co/65hXc8lW5X)...
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How to read good books for free without breaking the law (sort of) - Quartz

How to read good books for free without breaking the law (sort of) - Quartz | Ebooks and the School Libraries | Scoop.it
How to read good books for free without breaking the law (sort of) Quartz So last week, hoping to save some money, I went online and searched to see if there were any Josephine Tey anthologies in ebook form that I could purchase and download to my...
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How to borrow free Kindle books–the ones you actually want to read. - Cool Mom Tech

How to borrow free Kindle books–the ones you actually want to read. - Cool Mom Tech | Ebooks and the School Libraries | Scoop.it
How to borrow free Kindle books–the ones you actually want to read.
Cool Mom Tech
If you're an Amazon Prime member, then you might be wondering how to borrow a book from the Kindle library–one of the excellent benefits you get with your membership.
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Why Would Anyone Want to Buy Barnes & Noble? - DailyFinance

Why Would Anyone Want to Buy Barnes & Noble? - DailyFinance | Ebooks and the School Libraries | Scoop.it
Why Would Anyone Want to Buy Barnes & Noble?
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At one point, the Nook seemed like it might be a viable competitor to the Kindle and maybe even an alternative to Apple's iPad.
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Decide which is right for you E-reader tablet - Montgomery Advertiser

Decide which is right for you E-reader tablet - Montgomery Advertiser | Ebooks and the School Libraries | Scoop.it
Decide which is right for you E-reader tablet
Montgomery Advertiser
E-book readers, such as Kindle's Paperwhite, are less expensive, smaller and lighter, easier to read in bright sunlight, and are smaller and lighter than tablets.
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Three Ebooks to Spark Creativity and Grow Traffic — Blog ...

Three Ebooks to Spark Creativity and Grow Traffic — Blog ... | Ebooks and the School Libraries | Scoop.it
Our new ebooks offer prompts to get you writing each day, tips and techniques on taking great photos, and help with growing traffic and community on your blog. What's more? They're free. At WordPress.com our raison d'être ...
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FREE and Cheap eBooks for Kindle, iPad, Smartphones and More ...

FREE and Cheap eBooks for Kindle, iPad, Smartphones and More ... | Ebooks and the School Libraries | Scoop.it
Free Kindle Ebooks. cheap kindle ebooks. Happy Sunday :) It's my birthday (ugh ….) and we plan on going to my fave restaurant – the Outback Steakhouse! I actually used to work there from '98-'00 and those were some of ...
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Repairs or iPads? Must LAUSD schools choose?: Editorial - Los Angeles Daily News

Repairs or iPads? Must LAUSD schools choose?: Editorial - Los Angeles Daily News | Ebooks and the School Libraries | Scoop.it
Repairs or iPads? Must LAUSD schools choose?: Editorial
Los Angeles Daily News
Less serious is the notion, promoted by the Facebook page, that disrepair in L.A.
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Follett Ties Up With Penguin Group, Launches 17000 eBooks For PreK-12 Grade - Good E-Reader (blog)

Follett Ties Up With Penguin Group, Launches 17000 eBooks For PreK-12 Grade - Good E-Reader (blog) | Ebooks and the School Libraries | Scoop.it
Follett Ties Up With Penguin Group, Launches 17000 eBooks For PreK-12 Grade
Good E-Reader (blog)
Follett has launched 17,000 ebook titles for students in preK through 12th grades as a result of its new partnership with Penguin Group USA.
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Princeton Mac Users' Group presents: "eBooks and More on the iPad" - Packet Online

Princeton Mac Users' Group presents: "eBooks and More on the iPad" - Packet Online | Ebooks and the School Libraries | Scoop.it
Princeton Mac Users' Group presents: "eBooks and More on the iPad"
Packet Online
Reading books in electronic form (eBooks) on a portable device has taken decades to develop and become practical.
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Boyne library offers training on how to download books - Petoskey News-Review

Boyne library offers training on how to download books - Petoskey News-Review | Ebooks and the School Libraries | Scoop.it
Boyne library offers training on how to download books
Petoskey News-Review
The library's ebook collection is available to anyone with a library card.
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Twitter Lover Book Club

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Twitter Lover Book Club http://t.co/hJt3VpJ63l
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