The impact of e-books on libraries
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eBooks 101: Standard Vs. Fixed Layout | BookBaby Blog

eBooks 101: Standard Vs. Fixed Layout | BookBaby Blog | The impact of e-books on libraries | Scoop.it
One of the most frequent questions we get asked here at BookBaby is, What's the difference between a fixed layout eBook and a regular eBook? What is a standard eBook?
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TED Launches Multimedia e-Reading Platform | Good E-Reader - ebook Reader and Digital Publishing News

TED Launches Multimedia e-Reading Platform | Good E-Reader - ebook Reader and Digital Publishing News | The impact of e-books on libraries | Scoop.it
The widely recognized organization behind “viral web inspiration” TED, developer of TED Talks, is now taking on reading in the digital age with its TED...
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DT > Digital Textbooks: From Print to Digital: Emerging Models for Institutional E-textbook Adoption

DT > Digital Textbooks: From Print to Digital: Emerging Models for Institutional E-textbook Adoption | The impact of e-books on libraries | Scoop.it
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Libraries, publishers skirmish over electronic books - KansasCity.com

Libraries, publishers skirmish over electronic books - KansasCity.com | The impact of e-books on libraries | Scoop.it
I want my, I want my e-book free....
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Study released on library e-book borrowing

Study released on library e-book borrowing | The impact of e-books on libraries | Scoop.it
New study shows relatively slow pace for library e-book borrowing; publishers limit offerings...
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Libraries begin lending ebooks to members - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Libraries begin lending ebooks to members - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | The impact of e-books on libraries | Scoop.it
Gone are the 'sshhh' signs and the angry looks from librarians if you make too much noise.
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Number of Children’s and Young Adult Books and Audiobooks and E-Books Published | American Libraries Magazine

Number of Children’s and Young Adult Books and Audiobooks and E-Books Published | American Libraries Magazine | The impact of e-books on libraries | Scoop.it
American Libraries Magazine, the magazine of the American Library Association, delivers news and information about the library community.
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Children with short attention spans 'failing to read books' - Telegraph

Children with short attention spans 'failing to read books' - Telegraph | The impact of e-books on libraries | Scoop.it
Growing numbers of children are being turned off books by the end of primary school because of the influence of the internet and lack of reading in the home, according to research.
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E-Book Revenue Continues Growth Across Trade in March | Digital Book World

E-Book Revenue Continues Growth Across Trade in March | Digital Book World | The impact of e-books on libraries | Scoop.it
E-book revenue in March across adult, children and young adult and religious titles was up 50% as digital publishing continues to grow across the book business.
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Phil Bradley's weblog: Awe inspiring library initiative

Phil Bradley's weblog: Awe inspiring library initiative | The impact of e-books on libraries | Scoop.it
Less a mobile library, more a travelling knowledge gadget van. When I was in Canada at the Canadian Library Association conference there was a passing reference to a really interesting initiative that I've followed up on.
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Digital Learning Leads to Deeper Learning - Getting Smart by Tom Vander Ark - deeper learning, digital learning

Digital Learning Leads to Deeper Learning - Getting Smart by Tom Vander Ark - deeper learning, digital learning | The impact of e-books on libraries | Scoop.it
Digital learning can lead to deeper learning by engaging and motivating students and by encouraging production and publication of high quality products.
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Making Ebooks Accessible | American Libraries Magazine

Making Ebooks Accessible | American Libraries Magazine | The impact of e-books on libraries | Scoop.it
American Libraries Magazine, the magazine of the American Library Association, delivers news and information about the library community.
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Ebook Strategy and Public Libraries: Slow Just Won’t Work Anymore — The Digital Shift

Ebook Strategy and Public Libraries: Slow Just Won’t Work Anymore — The Digital Shift | The impact of e-books on libraries | Scoop.it
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Libraries, patrons, and e-books | Pew Internet Libraries

12% of e-book readers have borrowed an e-book from a library. Those who use libraries are pretty heavy readers, but most are not aware they can borrow e-books.
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Professors Put Textbooks Online to Reduce Costs - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Professors Put Textbooks Online to Reduce Costs - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | The impact of e-books on libraries | Scoop.it
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E-Book Is Reading You

E-Book Is Reading You | The impact of e-books on libraries | Scoop.it
Digital-book publishers and retailers now know more about their readers than ever before. How that's changing the experience of reading.
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E-book trend slow at US libraries: study

E-book trend slow at US libraries: study | The impact of e-books on libraries | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (AFP) - Even as e-book sales surge, Americans are slow to look to their public libraries to take advantage of the format, a study showed Friday.
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Bedok library to loan out e-readers as part of pilot project - Channel NewsAsia

Bedok library to loan out e-readers as part of pilot project - Channel NewsAsia | The impact of e-books on libraries | Scoop.it
Library users can borrow iPads, Kindles and other e-readers from the Bedok public library beginning Friday.
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Libraries Cut E-Book Deal With Penguin

Libraries Cut E-Book Deal With Penguin | The impact of e-books on libraries | Scoop.it
Penguin Group and electronic-book distributor 3M have made a deal with two New York City public library systems that will return Penguin e-books to library shelves for a one-year pilot.
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Research foresees demand-driven book acquisition replacing librarians' discretion | Inside Higher Ed

Research foresees demand-driven book acquisition replacing librarians' discretion | Inside Higher Ed | The impact of e-books on libraries | Scoop.it
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Antitrust Lawyer: Judge Cote Likely to Approve E-Book Settlement | Digital Book World

Antitrust Lawyer: Judge Cote Likely to Approve E-Book Settlement | Digital Book World | The impact of e-books on libraries | Scoop.it
Judge Denise Cote is likely to approve the e-book price-fixing settlement between the Department of Justice and three of the largest U.S. publishers.
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Why Literary Elite Finally Say Yes to E-Books | Digital Book World

Why Literary Elite Finally Say Yes to E-Books | Digital Book World | The impact of e-books on libraries | Scoop.it
After stubbornly resisting conversion of their work into e-books, J. K. Rowling, Ray Bradbury, Judy Blume and, most recently, Thomas Pynchon, finally succumbed.
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‘Schools need to engage the Xbox generation’ - News - Education Executive

‘Schools need to engage the Xbox generation’ - News - Education Executive | The impact of e-books on libraries | Scoop.it
Teaching and learning in the 21st century needs to be 'turbo-charged' by educational technology rather than using technologies designed for other purposes, according to a new report developed by the ...
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A Digital Dilemma: Ebooks and Users’ Rights | American Libraries Magazine

A Digital Dilemma: Ebooks and Users’ Rights | American Libraries Magazine | The impact of e-books on libraries | Scoop.it
American Libraries Magazine, the magazine of the American Library Association, delivers news and information about the library community.
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