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Clash Guitarist Hopes to Found Rock Library

Clash Guitarist Hopes to Found Rock Library | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it

The Subway Gallery will showcase more than 10,000 items from Clash lead guitarist Mick Jones’s personal collection of books, videos and other memorabilia, according to the Hampstead and Highgate Express.

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A Single Example which Explains Price Strategies of Amazon vs. Barnes & Noble | TeleRead: News and views on e-books, libraries, publishing and related topics

A Single Example which Explains Price Strategies of Amazon vs. Barnes & Noble | TeleRead: News and views on e-books, libraries, publishing and related topics | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it
I track ebook daily deals from Kindle Store and Nook Store pretty long. And I’ve waited pretty long to get the example like that.
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Screwy Decimal: Proof Librarians Can Never Shut Up (Even When They Want To)

Screwy Decimal: Proof Librarians Can Never Shut Up (Even When They Want To) | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it

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In case you couldn't figure it out for yourself, this is a photo of me wearing my beloved "read" necklace. I frequently wear it at the library in order to send a subliminal message to the kids that READING IS COOL, SEE?

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Allegations of e-book price fixing hit Canada

Allegations of e-book price fixing hit Canada | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it
Apple and a number of publishers named after similar legal action brought in U.S.
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The Centered Librarian: One-in-five American Adults Do Not Use the Internet

The Centered Librarian: One-in-five American Adults Do Not Use the Internet | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it

“One-in-five adults do not use the internet. The difference between that group and the majority of Americans who do go online remains strongly correlated with age, education, and household income, which are the strongest positive predictors of internet use."

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How-to: Take Screenshots in Kindle Touch | TeleRead: News and views on e-books, libraries, publishing and related topics

How-to: Take Screenshots in Kindle Touch | TeleRead: News and views on e-books, libraries, publishing and related topics | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it
If you frequently visit Ebook Friendly for Kindle tips, you must have seen beautiful screenshots on how-to posts about the Kindle Touch.
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With DOJ Suit Against Apple, A Curious Take on Tech Villainy

With DOJ Suit Against Apple, A Curious Take on Tech Villainy | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it
Apple’s many backers are trying to rewrite history and cast Amazon as the villain in the Cupertino company’s first major antitrust case.
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Books May Be Better Objects, but E-Books Are Better Tools

Books May Be Better Objects, but E-Books Are Better Tools | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it
Can Kevin Kelly and Nick Carr both be right? A plausible thought about the future of the book.
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Consortium of 25 Libraries in Connecticut Votes to Boycott Random House — The Digital Shift

Under Random House’s new pricing policy, an ebook that would have cost the LION consortium $35 to purchase through OverDrive on February 29 cost them $105 on March 1, according to Richard Conroy, the president of LION.

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The New York Public Library Digitizes Early American History | TeleRead: News and views on e-books, libraries, publishing and related topics

The New York Public Library Digitizes Early American History | TeleRead: News and views on e-books, libraries, publishing and related topics | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it
From the NYPL Announcement: Thousands of historical documents at The New York Public Library – including material handwritten by George Washington and...
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3M Talked a Good Game at PLA 2012 - The Digital Reader

3M Talked a Good Game at PLA 2012 - The Digital Reader | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it

Money is a topic on everyone’s mind, but I don’t have much details on it yet. 3M wouldn’t discuss cost in public, but I did overhear a rather interesting conversation. One librarian reported that 3M was asking for $30 thousand a year for the Cloud Library.

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Clash Guitarist Hopes to Found Rock Library

Clash Guitarist Hopes to Found Rock Library | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it

The Subway Gallery will showcase more than 10,000 items from Clash lead guitarist Mick Jones’s personal collection of books, videos and other memorabilia, according to the Hampstead and Highgate Express.

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Ingram is Getting into Library eBooks - The Digital Reader

Ingram is Getting into Library eBooks - The Digital Reader | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it

Ingram is a huge aggregator of books, ebooks, and other content for the retail market, and today I learned that they’re entering the public library market as well. The MyiLibrary service is best thought of as a direct competitor to OverDrive (that’s how it was described to me). I don’t have full details on it, but I did pick up a fact or 2.

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How Smashwords smashed PayPal’s erotica publishing restrictions | TeleRead: News and views on e-books, libraries, publishing and related topics

How Smashwords smashed PayPal’s erotica publishing restrictions | TeleRead: News and views on e-books, libraries, publishing and related topics | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it
Fast Company has an interview with Mark Coker of Smashwords in which he discusses the recent moves by PayPal to force removal from sale of certain categories of...
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A Kindle World blog: Kindle tips: Kindle Fire book download glitch; disappearing books; newly-free popular Read It Later app

A Kindle World blog: Kindle tips: Kindle Fire book download glitch; disappearing books; newly-free popular Read It Later app | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it

Today’s Kindle Fire tip is how to correct a glitch that causes a currently-purchased Kindle book to NOT download to the Kindle Fire, whether the attempted download is done via the Kindle Fire itself or from the Amazon ManageYourKindle page.

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Note to publishers: Your addiction to DRM is killing you

Note to publishers: Your addiction to DRM is killing you | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it
Book publishers argue that Amazon is a vicious monopoly that has too much power over them and their content. But they need to realize they gave Amazon much of that power themselves when they agreed to shackle all of their books in DRM chains.
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OverDrive Data Shows Majority Still Like to Browse the Virtual Shelves — The Digital Shift

OverDrive Data Shows Majority Still Like to Browse the Virtual Shelves — The Digital Shift | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it

On average, ebook catalogs hosted more than 408,000 visits each day. Visitors viewed 11.6 pages and browsed the site for 9 minutes 34 seconds on average.

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Amazon Publishing to Publish James Bond Backlist

Thomas & Mercer acquires license to publish Ian Fleming's 14 classic James Bond books in North America

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librarian.net » Blog Archive » How do you search for something that’s NOT online, a fun and fascinating homework assignment

librarian.net » Blog Archive » How do you search for something that’s NOT online, a fun and fascinating homework assignment | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it

Over the last week in my new first-year undergraduate course, Media Fluency for the Digital Age, my students have been wrestling with a very counterintuitive digital media assignment, and I think it’s worth exploring why these members of the “born digital” generation found this assignment so difficult

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DoJ sues Apple, publishers in e-book price fixing antitrust suit | ZDNet

DoJ sues Apple, publishers in e-book price fixing antitrust suit | ZDNet | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it
The DoJ is suing Apple and five major e-book publishers as it begins an antitrust investigation into the alleged collusion of e-book price fixing.
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Fear of piracy leads to copyright warning scare tactics | TeleRead: News and views on e-books, libraries, publishing and related topics

Fear of piracy leads to copyright warning scare tactics | TeleRead: News and views on e-books, libraries, publishing and related topics | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it
Is paranoia over piracy leading publishers to extremes that could turn off their readers?
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The Centered Librarian: People who read e-books read more

The Centered Librarian: People who read e-books read more | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it

People who read e-books read more books than those don't. According to Pew, as the number of Americans that own tablet computers and e-book reading devices has increased, so has the percentage of adults who report that they have read an e-book in the past year.

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Rumors hint at Windows 8 eReaders - SlashGear

Rumors hint at Windows 8 eReaders - SlashGear | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it
Microsoft has made no secret about its plans for a single unified ecosystem for multiple platforms using its operating system.
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Top Five Classic Novels You Can't Read on a Kindle (and Why) - Houston Arts - Art Attack

Top Five Classic Novels You Can't Read on a Kindle (and Why) - Houston Arts - Art Attack | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it
We ran across an article in The News Herald about the classic books that aren't available in e-book format yet...
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Sales of erotic fiction soar as once too shy to buy women now download saucy tales onto their eReaders

Sales of erotic fiction soar as once too shy to buy women now download saucy tales onto their eReaders | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it
Downloading saucy stories is becoming increasingly popular with women as the anonymity of the transaction means they are spared the blushes of having to buy a naughty book in stores.
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