E-books and School Libraries: 2012
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E-books and School Libraries: 2012
Exploring and reporting on the availability and use of e-books in school libraries in 2012
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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Partners with B&N to Offer Pre-Loaded Nooks for K-12

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Partners with B&N to Offer Pre-Loaded Nooks for K-12 | E-books and School Libraries: 2012 | Scoop.it
K–12 school libraries looking to jumpstart their ebook collections can now order pre-loaded Nooks through a new partnership between Barnes & Noble and publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH).
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Nova Scotia Libraries put the Kibosh on Random House eBooks | Good E-Reader - ebook Reader and Tablet PC News

Nova Scotia Libraries put the Kibosh on Random House eBooks | Good E-Reader - ebook Reader and Tablet PC News | E-books and School Libraries: 2012 | Scoop.it
South Shore Public Libraries in Nova Scotia, Canada, have begun to boycott eBooks published by Random House.
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Canadian Libraries Protest Random House After Price Increase - eBookNewser

Canadian Libraries Protest Random House After Price Increase - eBookNewser | E-books and School Libraries: 2012 | Scoop.it
Canadian Libraries Protest Random House After Price Increase (Greed.RT @eBookNewser Libraries in Nova Scotia are no longer buying eBooks from Random House after price increase http://t.co/hb1NckSF...)...
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Electronic book demand keeps rising at libraries – Las Vegas Review – Journal | XUSIE BOOKS

Electronic book demand keeps rising at libraries – Las Vegas Review – Journal | XUSIE BOOKS | E-books and School Libraries: 2012 | Scoop.it
Electronic book demand keeps rising at libraries – Las Vegas Review – Journal http://t.co/BaNuJvND...
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Librarians Reach Out to Publishers at AAP Conference — The Digital Shift

Librarians Reach Out to Publishers at AAP Conference — The Digital Shift | E-books and School Libraries: 2012 | Scoop.it

“There is a rhetoric of conflict and alienation that seems to overlook the fundamental symbiosis,” said Neal.

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Libraries Got Screwed by Amazon and Overdrive | Librarian in Black Blog – Sarah Houghton

Libraries Got Screwed by Amazon and Overdrive | Librarian in Black Blog – Sarah Houghton | E-books and School Libraries: 2012 | Scoop.it
Below is my 10 minute rant about why the Kindle format lending from Overdrive is anti-user, anti-intellectual freedom, anti-library, and something that all...
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WHAT'S NEXT?: Access to e-books at libraries uncertain - Heritage Newspapers

WHAT'S NEXT?: Access to e-books at libraries uncertainHeritage NewspapersBy Sean Dalton Ever since Kindle and Nook devices were brought onto the list of compatible e-reader hardware, e-books have exploded at the Dexter District Library.
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E-books not yet a main resource for students | The Bookseller

E-books not yet a main resource for students | The Bookseller | E-books and School Libraries: 2012 | Scoop.it
Book Publishing Industry News. Regular news updates from The Bookseller's news desk.
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For those still wary of eReaders, Free Library lends a hand - Philadelphia Inquirer

For those still wary of eReaders, Free Library lends a hand - Philadelphia Inquirer | E-books and School Libraries: 2012 | Scoop.it
For those still wary of eReaders, Free Library lends a handPhiladelphia InquirerOne of her favorite eBooks so far? Bill Bryson's African Diary.
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ALA Appeals to Publishers to Sell E-Books to Libraries | Digital Book World

ALA Appeals to Publishers to Sell E-Books to Libraries | Digital Book World | E-books and School Libraries: 2012 | Scoop.it
Opportunity in America will be under threat if publishers can't find a way to work with libraries in providing more access to e-books to library patrons, said the ALA.
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Key Issues for e-Resource Collection Development: A Guide for Libraries | IFLA

Key Issues for e-Resource Collection Development: A Guide for Libraries | IFLA | E-books and School Libraries: 2012 | Scoop.it
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A Guide to Publishers in the Library Ebook Market — The Digital Shift

A Guide to Publishers in the Library Ebook Market — The Digital Shift | E-books and School Libraries: 2012 | Scoop.it
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The rise of e-reading | Pew Internet Libraries

The rise of e-reading | Pew Internet Libraries | E-books and School Libraries: 2012 | Scoop.it
21% of Americans have read an e-book. The increasing availability of e-content is prompting some to read more than in the past and to prefer buying books to borrowing them.
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E-books well received at Morrisson-Reeves - Palladium-Item

E-books well received at Morrisson-Reeves - Palladium-Item | E-books and School Libraries: 2012 | Scoop.it
E-books well received at Morrisson-ReevesPalladium-ItemResidents with Morrisson-Reeves Library cards can check out e-books to read on iPads, Nooks, Kindles and other devices.
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A Guide to Publishers in the Library Ebook Market — The Digital Shift

A Guide to Publishers in the Library Ebook Market — The Digital Shift | E-books and School Libraries: 2012 | Scoop.it
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Should Libraries Get Out of the eBook Business?

Should Libraries Get Out of the eBook Business? | E-books and School Libraries: 2012 | Scoop.it
Or get out at least until there is a better system? I know what you are going to say, I can hear it already - "We can't! Our patrons demand ebooks!
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Ebook Providers, ILS Vendors Move Rapidly to Remove Friction From E-Lending; OverDrive APIs Coming in April | PLA 2012 — The Digital Shift

Ebook Providers, ILS Vendors Move Rapidly to Remove Friction From E-Lending; OverDrive APIs Coming in April | PLA 2012 — The Digital Shift | E-books and School Libraries: 2012 | Scoop.it
Ebook Providers, ILS Vendors Move Rapidly to Remove Friction From E-Lending; OverDrive APIs Coming in April | PLA 2012 http://t.co/5tyOrdvZ...
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E-Books Create Challenges for Libraries | Feature | Oakland, Berkeley & Bay Area News & Arts Coverage

E-Books Create Challenges for Libraries |   Feature | Oakland, Berkeley & Bay Area News & Arts Coverage | E-books and School Libraries: 2012 | Scoop.it
A few months ago, Andy Ross, former owner of Cody's Books in Berkeley, discovered that he could check out e-books from the Oakland Public Library from the comfort of his living room.
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Shatzkin: Publishers Should Experiment With E-Book Library Lending | Digital Book World

Shatzkin: Publishers Should Experiment With E-Book Library Lending | Digital Book World | E-books and School Libraries: 2012 | Scoop.it
In his new blog post today, Mike Shatzkin suggests that major publishers should experiment with e-book library lending to try to find a profitable way to do (Shatzkin: Publishers Should Experiment With E-Book Library Lending http://t.co/sEetfnwk...)...
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OPINION: E-Books' Uncertain Future at Local Libraries

OPINION: E-Books' Uncertain Future at Local Libraries | E-books and School Libraries: 2012 | Scoop.it
I'm sure that many of you found the gift of an e-book reader underA your Christmas trees.
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Youth Library News: Ebooks belong in libraries

Youth Library News: Ebooks belong in libraries | E-books and School Libraries: 2012 | Scoop.it
News about the difficulty of providing ebooks in libraries is finally spreading to the general public. Librarians have been worrying and debating for months, even years, about the restrictions placed on ebooks in libraries, but ...
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Ebooks and e-resources

Info on ebooks and eresources for teachers and librarians at international schools...
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More School Libraries Offer Ebooks; Increased Demand, Rise in Circulation

More School Libraries Offer Ebooks; Increased Demand, Rise in Circulation | E-books and School Libraries: 2012 | Scoop.it
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