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McGraw-Hill Partners With Follett to Sell Ebooks Into School Libraries - Digital Book World

McGraw-Hill Partners With Follett to Sell Ebooks Into School Libraries - Digital Book World | Ebooks in Academic Libraries | Scoop.it
McGraw-Hill Partners With Follett to Sell Ebooks Into School Libraries Digital Book World McGraw-Hill Professional, a leading global publisher of education and professional content, today announced a partnership with Follett to further expand...
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Ebooks analysing you on how you read them: http://t.co/b2JKnTmfGx
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The Immense Promise of the Digital Humanities

The Immense Promise of the Digital Humanities | Ebooks in Academic Libraries | Scoop.it
The book is not the opposite of technology—it is technology.
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UK Rules eBooks Aren't Books as Far as Taxation Is Concerned - Good E-Reader (blog)

UK Rules eBooks Aren't Books as Far as Taxation Is Concerned - Good E-Reader (blog) | Ebooks in Academic Libraries | Scoop.it
UK Rules eBooks Aren't Books as Far as Taxation Is Concerned
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There's no relief in sight for UK readers, as Parliament declared that there was no good reason or means to reduce the outrageous 20% VAT on ebooks.
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Germany slashes audiobook VAT, pushes for e-books cut - The Bookseller

Germany slashes audiobook VAT, pushes for e-books cut - The Bookseller | Ebooks in Academic Libraries | Scoop.it
Germany slashes audiobook VAT, pushes for e-books cut
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The German ministry of culture is also pushing for the same 7% VAT rate to apply to e-books in the country at European Union level.
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Why the Smart Reading Device of the Future May Be … Paper | Science | WIRED

Why the Smart Reading Device of the Future May Be … Paper | Science | WIRED | Ebooks in Academic Libraries | Scoop.it
Why do traditional paper books remain so popular, especially for deep, immersive reading? Are some people simply too stubborn and nostalgic to adapt to new technologies? Perhaps it's because paper books are themselves a highly sophisticated technology, one that's uniquely good at stimulating focus and concentration.
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Learning from Paper, Learning from Screens: Impact of Screen Reading and Multitasking Conditions on Reading and Writing among College Students | IGI Global

Learning from Paper, Learning from Screens: Impact of Screen Reading and Multitasking Conditions on Reading and Writing among College Students | IGI Global | Ebooks in Academic Libraries | Scoop.it
Electronic screens on laptop and tablet computers are being used for reading text, often while multitasking. Two experimental studies with college students
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E-Book Rights Advocacy: Changing E-Books for Libraries - DeWitt Wallace Library - Macalester College

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TASCHEN releases both interactive and replica eBooks into the Apple iBooks Store

TASCHEN releases both interactive and replica eBooks into the Apple iBooks Store | Ebooks in Academic Libraries | Scoop.it
Each Monday, TNM looks at books – either a new book on the publishing industry, or new digital book releases. This week TNM looks at the digital books inside the ...
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Elsevier embraces EPUB3 to provide multi-media and interactive experiences within eBooks

Elsevier embraces EPUB3 to provide multi-media and interactive experiences within eBooks | Ebooks in Academic Libraries | Scoop.it
EPUB3 will provide readers, Elsevier says, with a more immersive, multi-media eBook experience Press Release: AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands – April 22, 2014 -- EPUB3, the most advanced eBook format, will ...
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What Enhanced E-Books Can Do for Scholarly Authors

What Enhanced E-Books Can Do for Scholarly Authors | Ebooks in Academic Libraries | Scoop.it
New tools can help disseminate work in art history, archaeology, and many other fields that have presented high hurdles for print publishing.
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UKSG webinar slides: ebooks purchasing consortia models

You will gain an appreciation of ebook purchasing models and issues a consortium needs to consider when planning a consortium purchase.
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Monograph Demand-Driven Acquisition - National Information Standards Organization

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Share This » Blog Archive » Rank Your E-book Chapters with ebrary from ProQuest

Share This » Blog Archive » Rank Your E-book Chapters with ebrary from ProQuest | Ebooks in Academic Libraries | Scoop.it
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Ebook Pricing Hikes Amount to Price-Gouging – Letters - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Ebook Pricing Hikes Amount to Price-Gouging – Letters - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Ebooks in Academic Libraries | Scoop.it
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Why translated ebooks are no longer foreign to publishers – how to pick and choose the best

Why translated ebooks are no longer foreign to publishers – how to pick and choose the best | Ebooks in Academic Libraries | Scoop.it
With more digital works than ever being published in translation, it pays to let foreign houses sort the wheat from the chaff, writes James Bridle (Why translated ebooks are no longer foreign to publishers – how to pick and choose the best
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Smashwords: Smashwords and OverDrive to Bring 200,000+ Indie Ebooks to 20,000+ Public Libraries

Smashwords: Smashwords and OverDrive to Bring 200,000+ Indie Ebooks to 20,000+ Public Libraries | Ebooks in Academic Libraries | Scoop.it
Smashwords and OverDrive to Bring 200,000+ Indie Ebooks to 20,000+ Public Libraries via @markcoker http://t.co/ges73SrrWE
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New Full Text Article: “Factors Affecting the Adoption of E-books by Information Professionals” | LJ INFOdocket

New Full Text Article: “Factors Affecting the Adoption of E-books by Information Professionals” | LJ INFOdocket | Ebooks in Academic Libraries | Scoop.it
RT @infodocket: New Full Text Article: “Factors Affecting the Adoption of E-books by Information Professionals” http://t.co/6G5PShHXNy
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Reading is different online than off, experts say

Reading is different online than off, experts say | Ebooks in Academic Libraries | Scoop.it
Our brains, neuroscientists warn, are developing new circuits with a big impact on non-digital reading
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Ebooks--Issues and Considerations - Collection Management@Emory - Guides at Emory University - Main Library (Woodruff)

Guides. Collection Management@Emory. Ebooks--Issues and Considerations.
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The Oberlin Group Statement on Ebooks & Libraries | The Oberlin Group

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Alexander Street Press Introduces Database of Business Ebooks - InfoToday.com

Alexander Street Press Introduces Database of Business Ebooks InfoToday.com Alexander Street Press launched Business E-books Online, a database that makes 500 business etextbooks and reference materials available without digital rights restrictions...
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Why Can't Libraries Lend Ebooks? - Booktrade.info

Why Can't Libraries Lend Ebooks? Booktrade.info As World Book Night returns for its annual celebration of books and reading on 23 April, the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) and European counterparts EBLIDA have...
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OAPEN-UK at UKSG Open Access Event May 2013

This presentation provides an introduction to open access monographs, the issues and invites participants to join in an interactrive quiz to learn about the ...
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