The Digital Book: Fad or Permanent Change?
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The Digital Book: Fad or Permanent Change?
Discussing the changes with the popularity of digital books. Specifically looking at libraries and the digital book and digital e-readers
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Libraries, patrons, and e-books

Libraries, patrons, and e-books | The Digital Book: Fad or Permanent Change? | Scoop.it
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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The Good, The Bad and The Ugly (and the Interesting) of Libraries and eBooks - Pew's Latest Report

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly (and the Interesting) of Libraries and eBooks - Pew's Latest Report | The Digital Book: Fad or Permanent Change? | Scoop.it
This morning at 12:01 am Pew released their new report on the role of libraries in the digital age – title Libraries, patrons and ebooks. You can read the full report here and I encourage you to do so, there is a great deal of good data there.
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The Time Has Come to Expand the Scope of Conflict for eBooks

The Time Has Come to Expand the Scope of Conflict for eBooks | The Digital Book: Fad or Permanent Change? | Scoop.it
The time has come to expand the scope of conflict for ebook issues. What does that mean? It means that we, people who care about ebook issues, need to organize about ebook issues on a larger scale than just the issues surrounding libraries.
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Publishers and Libraries Struggle over Terms of E-Books

Publishers and Libraries Struggle over Terms of E-Books | The Digital Book: Fad or Permanent Change? | Scoop.it

As librarians push for access to more e-books, publishers are reconsidering how much that access should be worth. Some of the issues libaries face with e-books and publishing houses.

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Young People Frequent Libraries, Study Finds

Young People Frequent Libraries, Study Finds | The Digital Book: Fad or Permanent Change? | Scoop.it
Sixty percent of 16- through 29-year-olds surveyed by the Pew Research Center said they still visited the library.
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Why Library and eBooks Issues Matter

Why Library and eBooks Issues Matter | The Digital Book: Fad or Permanent Change? | Scoop.it
It is no secret that a lot of my time the couple of last years has been spent reading, writing, talking, and thinking about eBooks. To the point where I'm a little sick of the whole mess. Really.
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The rise of e-reading

The rise of e-reading | The Digital Book: Fad or Permanent Change? | 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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Kindle Users Gain Access to Library E-Books

Kindle Users Gain Access to Library E-Books | The Digital Book: Fad or Permanent Change? | Scoop.it
Amazon, the maker of the Kindle e-book reader, said it would reverse its policy and allow the device’s users to borrow e-books from public libraries later this year.
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Off the Shelf, Onto the Laptop - Libraries Try Digital Books - NYTimes.com

Off the Shelf, Onto the Laptop - Libraries Try Digital Books - NYTimes.com | The Digital Book: Fad or Permanent Change? | Scoop.it

Electronic book borrowing is a convenient way for libraries to remain relevant, but publishers are worried. What looks to be the beginning of the e-book fad/trend/change.

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