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Goodnight iPad, Ann Droyd

A witty parody picture book for the gadget-crazy kid in all of us. GOODNIGHT iPAD is a gentle reminder to power down at the end of the day. It will make you ...

 

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Children’s publisher developing app for eReading

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 Scholastic Inc. is developing an app called Storia, which includes around 1,300 eBooks and multimedia eBooks that can be bought directly from the publisher or from retailers.

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Three-year study asserts benefits of school libraries on student learning

Three-year study asserts benefits of school libraries on student learning | ebooks & school libraries ... where are we going? | Scoop.it
From staff reports TRENTON — The New Jersey Association of School Librarians (NJASL) released findings on Wednesday of a three-year study conducted by the Center for International Scholarship in School Libraries (CISSL) at Rutgers University, which...

 

“The findings show that New Jersey school libraries and school librarians contribute in rich and diverse ways to the intellectual life of a school, and to the development of students who can function in a complex and increasingly digital information environment,” said Dr. Ross Todd, lead researcher in the study and CISSL director.

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OverDrive Adds Publishers' Whole Lists to Want It Now Catalog ...

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On Libraries and New Media, powered by Library Journal and School Library Journal ...

 

Facilitates the notion of 'crowd sourcing' by patrons of title they wish the library to purchase.

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Publishers put the squeeze on library ebook lending

Publishers put the squeeze on library ebook lending | ebooks & school libraries ... where are we going? | Scoop.it
Rina Hadziev and Colleen Stewart were prepared for the post-holiday onslaught of ebook requests, but even the veteran Victoria librarians were taken by surprise this past Boxing Day.

 

"But even though the demand for ebooks is exploding, the supply isn't. The majority of major publishers in North America will not sell ebooks to libraries.

For example, library users can't download Steve Jobs's biography. It's published by Simon and Schuster, and they will not sell ebooks to libraries. You can download the Stieg Larsson trilogy at the library, but not the new Stephen King - different publishers, different rules."

Read more: http://www.timescolonist.com/news/Publishers+squeeze+library+ebook+lending/6104574/story.html#ixzz1ltM1ahNf

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School Libraries adding more e-books

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The number of school libraries building electronic stacks is increasing in the past few years.

 

“I think librarians are in favor of anything that gets students reading,” said Margaret Sullivan, regional director for the Missouri Association of School Libraries and president of St. Louis Suburban School Librarians Association. “What we just want to make sure is that every student has access to technology, because some students might not have that at home.”

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One Year Later, HarperCollins Sticking to 26-Loan Cap, and Some Librarians Rethink Opposition — The Digital Shift

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RT @BarbaraAGenco: One Year Later, HarperCollins Sticking to 26-Loan Cap; Librarians Rethink Opposition - http://t.co/ECdHgQoh #ebooks #toccon #dbw...
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Ebooks and School Libraries | BookeReader.net

Ebooks and School Libraries | BookeReader.net | ebooks & school libraries ... where are we going? | Scoop.it
Ebooks and School Libraries http://t.co/v7w47jKG ebook reader program ;)...

 

"In their efforts to implement ebooks, school libraries face a set of challenges that differ from those confronting their public and academic counterparts."

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Simon & Schuster, Macmillan Express Concerns About Library Ebook Lending After ‘Positive’ Talks with ALA — The Digital Shift

Simon & Schuster, Macmillan Express Concerns About Library Ebook Lending After ‘Positive’ Talks with ALA — The Digital Shift | ebooks & school libraries ... where are we going? | Scoop.it
Simon & Schuster, Macmillan Express Concerns About Library Ebook Lending After ‘Positive’ Talks with ALA- Digital Shift http://t.co/mjYrCVO1...

 

What models will work for both publishers and libraries?

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