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No Shelf Required — A moderated discussion of the issues surrounding eBooks, for librarians and publishers.

No Shelf Required — A moderated discussion of the issues surrounding eBooks, for librarians and publishers. | eBook Looks | Scoop.it
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Amazon's Whispercast for Kindle targets schools, businesses

Amazon's Whispercast for Kindle targets schools, businesses | eBook Looks | Scoop.it
New free online tool allows organizations to manage a 'fleet of Kindles' and wirelessly distribute Kindle books, documents and apps. Read this article by David Carnoy on CNET.
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Why everyone is probably wrong about the DoJ ebooks case

Why everyone is probably wrong about the DoJ ebooks case | eBook Looks | Scoop.it
I didn’t mean to write a post about this, but I couldn’t help myself.  Some of you won’t like what … Continue reading »...
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eBooks.com: Buy Fiction, Non-Fiction, and Textbooks Online

eBooks.com: Buy Fiction, Non-Fiction, and Textbooks Online | eBook Looks | Scoop.it
The world's leading online source of ebooks, with a vast range of ebooks from academic, popular and professional publishers.
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OverDrive Releases Updated Media Console App for iOS, App For Kindle Fire Also Available | LJ INFOdocket

OverDrive Releases Updated Media Console App for iOS, App For Kindle Fire Also Available | LJ INFOdocket | eBook Looks | Scoop.it
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Kno Launches K–12 E-Textbooks, Geared Toward Parents, Home Use - The Digital Shift

Kno Launches K–12 E-Textbooks, Geared Toward Parents, Home Use - The Digital Shift | eBook Looks | Scoop.it

Education software outfit Kno has partnering with publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt to offer interactive textbooks for K–12 students. The digital titles are available for the iPad, Android, Windows 7 and the Web, with topics spanning the Common Core State Standards.

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Random House Sharply Increases Library E-Book Prices

Random House Sharply Increases Library E-Book Prices | eBook Looks | Scoop.it
As promised, Random House will continue to offer its e-books to libraries but as of March 1 has raised many e-books' wholesale prices signif…...
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Choosing an eBook Platform for Your K-12 School Library: An ALA TechSource Webinar

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Ebooks on Fire: Controversies Surrounding Ebooks in Libraries

Ebooks on Fire: Controversies Surrounding Ebooks in Libraries | eBook Looks | Scoop.it
Who owns the book? Ebooks are a challenging area for libraries. Licensing is a critical issue because ebooks are being marketed as if they were analogous to print purchases. They most definitely are not.
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No Shelf Required — A moderated discussion of the issues surrounding eBooks, for librarians and publishers.

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The Laboratorium : HathiTrust Wins

The Laboratorium : HathiTrust Wins | eBook Looks | Scoop.it

Judge Baer issued his decision in the HathiTrust case, and it’s a near-complete victory for HathiTrust and its print-disabled codefendants.  The opinion doesn’t even make it seem like a close case.  On every substantive copyright issue, HathiTrust won:

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Ebooks and School Libraries | American Libraries Magazine

Ebooks and School Libraries | American Libraries Magazine | eBook Looks | Scoop.it
American Libraries Magazine, the magazine of the American Library Association, delivers news and information about the library community.
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Brain Hive | eBooks on demand for K-12 libraries

Brain Hive | eBooks on demand for K-12 libraries | eBook Looks | Scoop.it
eBooks on Demand for K-12 School Libraries. Brain Hive� is the easy and affordable way to add thousands of eBooks to your school library collection. $1.00 per eBook checkout.
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OverDrive To Library Customers: Hachette is Raising E-Book Prices an Average of 220% on Over 3500 Titles | LJ INFOdocket

OverDrive To Library Customers: Hachette is Raising E-Book Prices an Average of 220% on Over 3500 Titles | LJ INFOdocket | eBook Looks | Scoop.it

It says that the 220% increase that they told library partners about last week was miscalculated. The average increase will be 104%.

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