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An exploration of how eBooks and eBook technology can be used in libraries.
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LIVE FROM NEW YORK, IT'S LEN EDGERLY ON THE NEW KINDLE TABLET!

LIVE FROM NEW YORK, IT'S LEN EDGERLY ON THE NEW KINDLE TABLET! | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it

We're very pleased and excited to announce that we've arranged for podcaster extraordinaire Len Edgerly of The Kindle Chronicles to live-blog Amazon's 10 a.m. Wednesday press conferenceannouncing the new Kindle Tablet, a.k.a. the Kindle Fire,

 

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Ebooks, privacy and the library | TeleRead: News and views on e-books, libraries, publishing and related topics

Ebooks, privacy and the library | TeleRead: News and views on e-books, libraries, publishing and related topics | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
In the past week, the eBooks in libraries topic grew even “hotter” when OverDrive and Amazon.com announced that their eBook lending partnership was going...
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Copia Brings the Footnote and Jane Austen Into the 21st Century with First-Ever Contextually Annotated eBooks

Copia Brings the Footnote and Jane Austen Into the 21st Century with First-Ever Contextually Annotated eBooks | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it

Demonstrating a way for authors and publishers to make old books new again by adding fresh, relevant content, Copia ( www.thecopia.com ), the innovative social eReading platform and website, announced today that it is giving away two exclusive annotated eBooks:

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TechCrunch | The Future Of Books: A Dystopian Timeline

TechCrunch | The Future Of Books: A Dystopian Timeline | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
With the launch of the Kindle Fire tomorrow, I thought it would be fun to write a little bit sci-fi and imagine what the publishing market will look like in the next ten or so years.
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A Kindle World blog: AppleInsider predicts Kindle E-Ink eReader announcements Wed. also.

A Kindle World blog: AppleInsider predicts Kindle E-Ink eReader announcements Wed. also. | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it

AppleInsider's article was unexpected. While I (and many others) have been hoping for a new eInk eReader release, no other electronics site has said anything about the eInk model, much less two.

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A Kindle World blog: Amazon Kindle Tablet and BN Nook forces poised at High Noon, ready to Fire

A Kindle World blog: Amazon Kindle Tablet and BN Nook forces poised at High Noon, ready to Fire | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
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Most — But Not All — Big Magazine Publishers Sign On for Amazon’s Tablet

Most — But Not All — Big Magazine Publishers Sign On for Amazon’s Tablet | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
Conde Nast, Hearst and Meredith are in for Wednesday's launch. Time Inc. isn't, and may not get there for a while.
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Kindle & Epub Library Ebooks – Where to Find Them

Kindle & Epub Library Ebooks – Where to Find Them | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it

Don’t have OverDrive ebooks at your local library? Check out this list of libraries that allow non-residents to get library cards.

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Kindle Cloud Storage Coming with the Kindle Tablet on Wednesday?

Kindle Cloud Storage Coming with the Kindle Tablet on Wednesday? | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
Amazon will be holding a press event on Wednesday, and everyone pretty much expects them to announce the Kindle Tablet. But have you considered what else they might announce? I came across some code last night that might give us a clue.
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Blog U.: Not Sold (Yet) on Ebooks - Library Babel Fish - Inside Higher Ed

Blog U.: Not Sold (Yet) on Ebooks - Library Babel Fish - Inside Higher Ed | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
I’m getting ready to be a panelist for Library Journal’s second virtual summit on ebooks. I have ten minutes to present some thoughts on marketing ebook collections in academic libraries.
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Kindle Library Ebooks & the Law of Unintended Consequences

Kindle Library Ebooks & the Law of Unintended Consequences | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
II figured out a curious little detail about Kindle library ebooks over the weekend, and while I don't know what effect it will have I do think it's important.

Last week Amazon and Overdrive rolled out the new support for Kindle library ebooks.
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On Ebooks: Pricing & Quality, Amazon & Streaming, Org Changes, Social Reading, Ownership & More

“What can be the argument against having digitized ebook versions of each publication?”

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eBooks, Privacy, and the Library

In the past week, the eBooks in libraries topic grew even “hotter” when OverDrive and Amazon.com announced that their eBook lending partnership was going live for all OverDrive partner librari...
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UP CLOSE | A digital library?

UP CLOSE | A digital library? | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
Librarians worldwide are adjusting to serve users in an age dominated by online resources and e-readers.
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50 Addictive Twitter Feeds for Bookworms | Online College Courses

50 Addictive Twitter Feeds for Bookworms | Online College Courses | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it

Reading is typically a solitary activity, but that doesn’t mean you have to hide in your closet and read all by yourself, never coming out to discuss what you’ve been poring over. Rather, there are so many opportunities for book discussion these days, from blogs to book clubs, and now even Twitter.

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ALA | ALA Press Releases

CHICAGO - ALA TechSource announces an exciting new workshop, Integrating iPads and Tablet Computers into Library Services with Rebecca Miller, Carolyn Meier and Heather Moorefield-Lang.

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TechCrunch | On Wednesday, Amazon Will Unveil The “Kindle Fire”

TechCrunch | On Wednesday, Amazon Will Unveil The “Kindle Fire” | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
Last Friday, Amazon sent out invites to a press conference being held this coming Wednesday. They didn't give away any details in the invite, but given our scoop earlier this month, everyone assumed it was to unveil the new Kindle tablet.
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NISO Forum: The E-Book Renaissance – October 24-25th

NISO Forum: The E-Book Renaissance – October 24-25th | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it

I hope many of you will consider joining me at the upcoming NISO Forum on E-books. The details are below:

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Litfy: Classic literature on your iPad browser

Litfy: Classic literature on your iPad browser | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it

While Project Gutenberg makes it easy to download the ebooks in a variety of formats, a new website, Litfy provides readers with an iPad optimized version of ebooks which you can read on the go, as long as you have an Internet connection.

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Four years into the ebook revolution: things we know and things we don’t know – The Shatzkin Files

Four years into the ebook revolution: things we know and things we don’t know – The Shatzkin Files | eBooks in Libraries | Scoop.it
One could say (and I would) that the ereading revolution is coming up to its 4th anniversary since it was late November 2007 when Amazon first released ...
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