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An exploration of how eBooks and eBook technology can be used in libraries.
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How to Check Out Library eBooks on the Sony Reader Wifi - eBookNewser

How to Check Out Library eBooks on the Sony Reader Wifi - eBookNewser | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
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High brow readers opt for lower brow novels when going for e-books

High brow readers opt for lower brow novels when going for e-books | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
Their bookshelves may be packed full of classical literature, but readers with high brow tastes prefer low brow e-books.
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Findings Turns Your Ebook Highlights Into Shared Reading Libraries

Findings Turns Your Ebook Highlights Into Shared Reading Libraries | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
The act of highlighting a noteworthy passage in an ebook is being socialized by Findings, an online destination where readers can collect, share, discuss and discover such highlights from ebooks and...
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Will QR Codes Become the Standard for Enhancing Print Books?

Will QR Codes Become the Standard for Enhancing Print Books? | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
QR codes are increasingly used to link print to digital. The question about using QR codes in print books comes down to aesthetics and reading experience.
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Oxfam is first International NGO to publish eBook

Oxfam is first International NGO to publish eBook | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
Oxfam has published a digital edition of its report, Growing a Better Future: Food Justice in a resource-constrained world, for Kindles and other readers, making it the first international non-governmental organisation to publish an eBook.
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Nora Roberts eBooks Featured in New Digital Imprint - GalleyCat

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Pew Research Center Announces New Research Initiative to Study the Changing Role of Public Libraries and Library Users in the Digital Age | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project

Pew Research Center Announces New Research Initiative to Study the Changing Role of Public Libraries and Library Users in the Digital Age...
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Free Business, Computer, Engineering and Trade Magazines, White Papers, Reports, and eBooks

Browse through our extensive list of free Business, Computer, Engineering and Trade magazines, white papers, downloads and eBooks to find the titles that best match your skills; topics include management, marketing, operations, sales, and technology.
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Los Angeles Review of Books Publishes eBook Edition - GalleyCat

Los Angeles Review of Books Publishes eBook Edition - GalleyCat | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
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Ebook Producers: Think Before You Link - Forbes

Ebook Producers: Think Before You Link - Forbes | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
Ebook producers must decide if the destinations behind embedded links are worth the disruptions they might cause.
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One More Thing: Siri will replace Learning | Disrupt Education | Big Think

One More Thing: Siri will replace Learning | Disrupt Education | Big Think | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it

I believe, Siri has the potential to change some corner stones in society and that Siri or software like Siri will have a huge impact on education and how people learn. Or better, what people are going to learn at all.

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Dramatic Growth | LJ‘s Second Annual Ebook Survey

Dramatic Growth | LJ‘s Second Annual Ebook Survey | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it

We knew ebooks were booming in libraries, but now the 2011 Ebook Penetration & Use in U.S. Libraries Survey, just released by Library Journal and School Library Journal, confirms just how big the boom is.

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Instebooks Launches on Nook Color, First Title Brings Halloween Themed Photo eBook Publishing to eReaders with Halloween eBook for Nook Color™ - PR.com

Instebooks Launches on Nook Color, First Title Brings Halloween Themed Photo eBook Publishing to eReaders with Halloween eBook for Nook Color™ - PR.com | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
Instebooks Launches on Nook Color, First Title Brings Halloween Themed Photo eBook Publishing to eReaders with Halloween eBook for Nook Color™ - on PR.com...
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Jobs biography tops the ebook best seller list

Jobs biography tops the ebook best seller list | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
While official hard cover sales won't be known for a bit longer, the ebook sales of  Walter Isaacson's authorized biography of late Apple co-founder Steve...
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N.Y. Public Library's e-book lending increased 81% in one year

N.Y. Public Library's e-book lending increased 81% in one year | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
The NY Public Library system has seen e-book lending increase by 81 percent in the last year.
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Subtext brings social and gaming to ebook reading | Macworld

Subtext brings social and gaming to ebook reading | Macworld | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
Subtext, a new iPad reading app released on Tuesday, aims to enhance your e-reading experience with notes from authors, experts, and Subtext community members.
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School district will explore eBooks for students

School district will explore eBooks for students | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
The Highlands County School District has a few years before the state requires all new instructional materials to be in digital or electronic form, but a district task force will be established soon t...
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Amazon’s Kindle eBooks Welcome HTML5 With Open Arms | Gizmodo Australia

Amazon’s Kindle eBooks Welcome HTML5 With Open Arms | Gizmodo Australia | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
The ePub ebook standard has always been built on top of HTML. As has MOBI. But now, Amazon is taking it one step further with their Kindle Format 8 st...
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E-books edging out traditional print - Features - Al Jazeera English

E-books edging out traditional print - Features - Al Jazeera English | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
The quiet revolution going on in the publishing industry will determine how content will go from author to reader.
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What’s New (and Old) at Amazon | American Libraries Magazine

What’s New (and Old) at Amazon | American Libraries Magazine | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it

From the debut of library lending to the release of its first tablet, the Kindle Fire, Amazon has been making headlines in the ebook world recently. Now it is back in the spotlight with a new kerfuffle over exclusive content deals.

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Robert Darnton on books, ebooks, Google Books, and the DPLA | The Harvard Library Innovation Laboratory

Robert Darnton, historian and Director of the Harvard Library, talks about the future of books and libraries.
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Amazon Cutting Off Publishers & Agents in eBook Deals [Amazon Now Working Directly With Authors to Publish Kindle eBooks & Physical Formats; Might Alienate Traditional Book Publishing Industry] | TFTS

Amazon Cutting Off Publishers & Agents in eBook Deals [Amazon Now Working Directly With Authors to Publish Kindle eBooks & Physical Formats; Might Alienate Traditional Book Publishing Industry] | TFTS | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
Amazon is changing the publishing landscape, by making direct deals with authors to publish ebooks and physical book formats. Are they alienating book publishers who have long been the bread and butter of the book business?
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Smart publishers love Amazon

Smart publishers love Amazon | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
Much as I enjoy receiving Booktrade.info's news digest by email on a daily basis, it has of late become a ceaseless litany of misery.

Sales down. Retailers closing. Publishers in turmoil.

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Ebooks don't spell the end of literature

Ebooks don't spell the end of literature | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
Jonathan Jones: E-readers pose no threat to books – quite the opposite, they may just re-Kindle a generation's love for the written word...
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