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An exploration of how eBooks and eBook technology can be used in libraries.
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Is It A Book, Is It A Movie...No, It's Movie-Book! - Technorati Entertainment

Is It A Book, Is It A Movie...No, It's Movie-Book! - Technorati Entertainment | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
eReaders make way for new trends in multimedia ePublishing...
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Judy Blume's 'Fudge' series available as e-books – The Marquee Blog - CNN.com Blogs

Judy Blume's 'Fudge' series available as e-books – The Marquee Blog - CNN.com Blogs | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
Judy Blume's "Fudge" series has been a favorite with kids and adults alike for more than three decades, and we can only imagine the trend will continue as the five-book collection is made available as e-books.
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Penguin's Ebook Decision Has Chilling Effect on School Libraries

Penguin's Ebook Decision Has Chilling Effect on School Libraries | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it

Penguin Group's temporary suspension of Kindle access to its titles for libraries last week reaffirmed Wendy Stephen's decision to go the public domain route.

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How Online Reading Has Evolved in 2011

How Online Reading Has Evolved in 2011 | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
This time last year I wrote a post outlining how online reading patterns had changed over 2010. The habits and products for reading on the Web have continued to evolve over 2011.
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Random House Is Last Big Six Publisher On Board With Ebook Lending | Good E-Reader - ebook Reader and Tablet PC News

Random House Is Last Big Six Publisher On Board With Ebook Lending | Good E-Reader - ebook Reader and Tablet PC News | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
This week, GoodEReader has been covering the ongoing tribulations of OverDrive, the ebook lending service to public libraries.
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The Kindle Touch has arrived!

The Kindle Touch has arrived! | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it

So the Kindle Touch has shipped. I received mine this morning, but I am sure there are others who took the second day shipping and got theirs possibly as early as Monday or Tuesday.

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Brevard Library system hits 14,000 downloads in popular eBooks program

Brevard Library system hits 14,000 downloads in popular eBooks program | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it

Brevard Library system’s eBooks and audiobooks program has had more than 14,000 downloads since starting its program in mid-August.
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Going Digital with eBooks | The Official BookBuzzr Blog

Going Digital with eBooks | The Official BookBuzzr Blog | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it

What’s relatively inexpensive to produce, has a quick turnaround time, and is Evergreen? In the publishing world, we’re talking about eBooks. Once mostly unknown and obscure documents with limited distribution, eBooks in some cases now outsell hardback and paperback books.

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How To: Create eBooks for iPod, iPhone and iPad

How To: Create eBooks for iPod, iPhone and iPad | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
Read 'How To: Create eBooks for iPod, iPhone and iPad' on Digital Trends. Learn how to create eBooks for your Apple products.
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Penguin Pulls New E-Books From Libraries

Penguin Pulls New E-Books From Libraries | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
Citing unspecified “concerns about the security of our digital editions,” Penguin Group USA is pulling new e-books from libraries; in addition, it is not lending any e-books to libraries through Kindle.
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How to Load eBooks on the Amazon Kindle Fire | Good E-Reader - ebook Reader and Tablet PC News

In today's video tutorial we teach you how to load ebooks on your new Amazon Kindle Fire.
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Free Range Librarian › ebooks, pbooks, mebooks, and parrots

Free Range Librarian › ebooks, pbooks, mebooks, and parrots | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it

Here is a very interesting question others have posed: are libraries that license ebooks through Overdrive violating state patron-privacy laws because Amazon retains user data?

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Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet review - Liliputing

Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet review - Liliputing | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
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Special Learning, Inc. Launches Their Newest Product, the Autism Educator Teaching Series

Special Learning, Inc. Launches Their Newest Product, the Autism Educator Teaching Series | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
Special Learning, Inc. launches their newest product, the Autism Educator Teaching Series, a set of downloadable eBook for educators, parents, practitioners and other individuals involved in the care and education of children with Autism or other...
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Publishers warm to e-books on their own terms

Publishers warm to e-books on their own terms | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
PARIS (Reuters) - Book publishers have survived the first stage of a digital revolution in better shape than the music industry and are now embracing the shift to e-books in their search for new revenue...
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Ray Bradbury Discovers The Internet Is Real After All; Publishers Force Him To Offer Ridiculously Overpriced Ebooks | Techdirt

Ray Bradbury Discovers The Internet Is Real After All; Publishers Force Him To Offer Ridiculously Overpriced Ebooks | Techdirt | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
It's pretty firmly established that acclaimed author Ray Bradbury is a bit of a technological curmudgeon (understatement alert). Way back in 2001 we wrote about an interview where he bitched about the internet, and how it was really a big scam...
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Kindle Fire Handles Archived Books Differently Thank Other Kindles

Kindle Fire Handles Archived Books Differently Thank Other Kindles | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
I show the difference between Kindle archived items and the Cloud and Device tabs on the Kindle Fire. The difference confuses some users.
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Could ebooks kill off our libraries? Publishers show security concern

Could ebooks kill off our libraries? Publishers show security concern | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
In the latest sign of friction between publishing and technology, Penguin has withdrawn its ebooks from libraries in the US.
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S.L. library pays more for e-books than for print | Deseret News

S.L. library pays more for e-books than for print | Deseret News | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
With e-readers, like Amazon’s Kindle and Barnes & Noble’s Nook, becoming more popular, the Salt Lake Public Library is supplementing its...
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Penguin Restores E-Book Access Amidst Amazon Negotiations

Penguin Restores E-Book Access Amidst Amazon Negotiations | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
The Penguin Group said Wednesday that it will restore library lending access to older e-books while it negotiates with Amazon and e-book provider OverDrive on security issues.
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Random House Debuts Deluxe eBooks for Book Clubs - eBookNewser

Random House Debuts Deluxe eBooks for Book Clubs - eBookNewser | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
Random House Debuts Deluxe eBooks for Book Clubs...
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A Kindle World blog

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First Remarkable Use of Ebook's New Enhanced Books Technology

First Remarkable Use of Ebook's New Enhanced Books Technology | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
Nightingale Ebook Expounds Upon Enhanced Book's Format. Uses Music, Art and Animation to Enhance Storyline. St. George, UT (PRWEB) November 21, 2011 The new enhanced technology for ebooks , known as enhanced books now...
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Lifelong reader used to shelve books as a librarian, now he writes them

Lifelong reader used to shelve books as a librarian, now he writes them | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it

First, there's the name that needs clarifying. The author's name on the front of a locally written historical novel titled 'Flaherty's Run' is Henry Hoffman. If you bump into him at a coffee shop or bookstore, you will hear him addressed otherwise.
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Royal Manuscripts: The Genius of Illumination, British Library, London Infinitas Gracias: Mexican Miracle Paintings, Wellcome Collection, London

Royal Manuscripts: The Genius of Illumination, British Library, London Infinitas Gracias: Mexican Miracle Paintings, Wellcome Collection, London | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
As we bicker over the merits of paper books versus ebooks, it's salutary to recall that widespread ownership of books is relatively new. Before industrial production, only the rich had books at home.
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