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New Pew Releases New Numbers About eBook Reading, eReader Usage, and Library Use in Different Communities – Stephen's Lighthouse

New Pew Releases New Numbers About eBook Reading, eReader Usage, and Library Use in Different Communities – Stephen's Lighthouse | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it

Via Gary Price at LJ InfoDocket

 

http://www.infodocket.com/2012/12/20/pew-releases-new-numbers-about-ebook-reading-ereader-usage-and-library-use-in-different-communities/

 

A new report, Reading Habits in Different Communities was released by the Pew Internet and American Life Project today.

 

Direct to Summary/Full Text Report (HTML) ||| Direct to Full Text Report (PDF)

What Does the Report Cover?

The General Reading Habits of AmericansE-reading Device OwnershipThe State of E-Book ReadingWhere and How Readers Get Their BooksLibrary Use Across CommunitiesDifferences Between Heavy, Light, and Non-book readers Across Community Type


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It seems most users are not even aware about the availability of e-books in their public libraries...

 

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Finding a Way from the Margins to the Middle

Finding a Way from the Margins to the Middle | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Given the number and variety of significant information technology projects led or supported by research libraries, one could incorrectly assume that information technology has been successfully integrated into our organizations. Unlike other recent library service program developments—namely, information literacy and…
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The Framing of the United States Constitution: A Beginner’s Guide | In Custodia Legis: Law Librarians of Congress

The Framing of the United States Constitution: A Beginner’s Guide | In Custodia Legis: Law Librarians of Congress | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
A Beginner's Guide to the Framing of the United States Constitution
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Open Access Legal Research Repository, LawArXiv, Launched

The movement toward open access continues in legal research with the launch of LawArXiv.  LawArXiv will provide provide open source, ope
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The Legal Marketplace is Changing and Innovating | IAALS

The Legal Marketplace is Changing and Innovating | IAALS | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Consumer demand and innovations in the legal marketplace, especially technological advances, are leading the charge for changes in the legal profession.
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Digital disruption and the Law

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The legal profession is experiencing digital disruption. Dean of the University of Melbourne Law School, Carolyn Evans, argues legal education must adapt too.
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Communiqué - UdeM Libraries cancel Big Deal subscription to 2,231 periodical titles published by Taylor & Francis Group - Bibliothèques - Université de Montréal

Communiqué - UdeM Libraries cancel Big Deal subscription to 2,231 periodical titles published by Taylor & Francis Group - Bibliothèques - Université de Montréal | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
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AALL awards Casetext’s Case Analysis Research Assistant product of the year

AALL awards Casetext’s Case Analysis Research Assistant product of the year | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
I must be getting old because when I read that AALL gave its annual product of the year award to Casetext's CARA I didn't know what it was. But Bob Ambrogi does. He reviewed the service last summer in New Casetext Feature Finds Relevant Cases For You, But Along With It Will Come New Pricing. CARA,…
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Library Boy: Canadian Association of Law Libraries 2017 Conference Annual Reports

The Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) is beginning its 2017 annual conference this weekend in Ottawa. Annual reports of committees and special interest groups have been submitted in anticipation of the general meeting.
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The Legal Marketplace is Changing and Innovating | IAALS

The Legal Marketplace is Changing and Innovating | IAALS | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
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Louisiana State University Sues Elsevier for Breach of Contract | Association of Research Libraries® | ARL®

Louisiana State University Sues Elsevier for Breach of Contract | Association of Research Libraries® | ARL® | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Louisiana State University (LSU) filed a lawsuit on February 27, 2017, against international science publisher Elsevier B.V. for breach of contract resulting from the publisher’s exclusion of the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine from accessing content licensed by the LSU Libraries. In filing the lawsuit, LSU exercised sound financial stewardship of its publi
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No agreement between VSNU and Oxford University Press

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The universities in the Netherlands and Oxford University Press (OUP) have been unable to able to reach a new agreement for access to academic journals.
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2017 Law Day Celebrates the 14th Amendment

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May 1 is Law Day, and this year’s theme is The 14th Amendment: Transforming American Democracy. Here's what's going on in Washington. May 1 is Law Day, and this year’s theme is The 14th Amendment: Transforming American Democracy. Here's what's going on in Washington. May 1 is Law Day and this year’s theme is The…
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New Group to Advocate for Library Funding

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A group of 25 education companies, publishers and trade associations on Wednesday announced the formation a group to advocate against proposed cuts to federal library funding. The group, known as the Corporate Coalition for Library Investment, released an open letter to the U.S.
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Legal Information Management: Volume 17 - Issue 1 | Cambridge Core

Legal Information Management: Volume 17 - Issue 1 | Cambridge Core | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Cambridge Core - Legal Information Management - Volume 17 - Issue 1
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American Bar Association announces 2017 Silver Gavel Awards for media and the arts « ABA News Archives

American Bar Association announces 2017 #SilverGavel Awards for media and the arts: https://t.co/v2NPMzX2Hg https://t.co/Mju8YBSfK9
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Exponent Philanthropy hosts "Great Funder-Nonprofit Relationships" seminar

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The Open Access Interviews: Jutta Haider

The Open Access Interviews: Jutta Haider | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Many of us join causes and movements at different times in our lives, if only because we like to feel part of something bigger tha
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Lawyers in libraries to help unlock the law – Echonetdaily

Lawyers in libraries to help unlock the law – Echonetdaily | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Online scammers and the ruses they use to target older people will be laid bare at a series of Law Week workshops delivered by Legal Aid NSW at libraries across the state including Lismore and Murwillumbah.
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Library Boy: 2017 Annual Course of the International Association of Law Libraries in Atlanta

Library Boy: 2017 Annual Course of the International Association of Law Libraries in Atlanta | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
The International Association of Law Libraries will be holding its 36th Annual Course on International Law and Legal Information in Atlanta, Georgia from October 22 to 26, 2017: "The theme of this year’s annual course is Civil Rights, Human Rights, and Other Critical Issues in U.S.
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Database spotlight: Fastcase « Hamilton County Law Library

Database spotlight: Fastcase « Hamilton County Law Library | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Legal information, services, and education
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“Low-cost can cost you” campaign: Does LexisNexis now acknowledge that Fastcase and Casemaker (and even Google Scholar) pose competitive threats?

“Low-cost can cost you” campaign: Does LexisNexis now acknowledge that Fastcase and Casemaker (and even Google Scholar) pose competitive threats? | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
On Lextalk, LexisNexis makes an obvious distinction: it offers resources low-cost search services do not provide. In a nutshell, Low-Cost Legal Research = Low-Value Results. LexisNexis Equips You with Much, Much More (March 18, 2017) claims that Lexis Advance is simply better because of its offerings (even if you don't need the resources, tools and…
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University of Georgia Law School receives grant to create US legislative process tool

University of Georgia Law School receives grant to create US legislative process tool | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
From the press release: Congratulations to Associate Dean Usha Rodrigues, Law Library Director Carol A. Watson and Faculty Services Librarian Thomas "T.J." Striepe for their work with the Terry College of Business that resulted in an approximately $50,000 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. This money will provide for the design of…
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AALL eBriefing / 2017 Award Recipients Announced

May 1, 2017
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NELLCO VP/PE Pat Newcombe wins AALL Spectrum Article of the Year Award! Congratulations, Pat!
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