All Clippings From The ‘News’ Category

Great ideas on econtent from Montana Libraries

September 18th, 2012

Michael Porter and David Lee King (that’s me) recently presented a workshop on econtent at the Montana State Library’s Fall… click for more



Alternative E-Book Lending Models Gaining Ground and Harry Potter Meets Amazon’s Lending Library: Your Weekly Libraries and E-Content News Summary

May 11th, 2012

The Douglas County Library’s e-book lending model has been gaining some traction and attention. The library system negotiates and buys… click for more



Petition for E-Books and Libraries, Microsoft and B&N Join Forces, and More: Your Weekly Libraries and E-Content News Summary

May 4th, 2012

This week, with Library Renewal acting as one of their partners, the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library has created… click for more



Going DRM Free and What It Means, Plus Pew Surveys for Libraries: Your Weekly Libraries and E-Content News Summary

April 27th, 2012

Every year On the Media examines the publishing industry. This year’s show featured several segments on e-books, including ones about… click for more



The DOJ Files Antitrust Lawsuit, 3 Major Publishers Settle: Your Weekly Libraries and E-Content News Summar

April 13th, 2012

The Department of Justice announced Wednesday that it has filed an antitrust suit against five major publishers and Apple. Hachette,… click for more



A Week Full of Statistics: Pew On E-Books, Global E-book Usage and What Lending Does for Sales, OCLC Reports on Libraries: Your Weekly Libraries and E-Content News

April 6th, 2012

The Pew Internet and American Life Project released a report Wednesday on the increase in e-reading. Their study indicates that… click for more



CIL Talks E-Books, Why E-Books Need Libraries, Other Deep Thoughts: Your Weekly Libraries and E-Content News Summary

March 30th, 2012

First up in this week’s round-up of electronic content and library news we have summaries from two sessions at last… click for more



Children, DoJ, Publishers, ALA, SXSW, PLA and CiL: Libraries and E-Content News Weekly

March 18th, 2012

Won’t someone please think of the children?! No, really, please think of the children: Concern rises among some that children… click for more



Help Wanted: Join Our Volunteer Advocates

March 5th, 2012

If you would like to be a part of the work of Library Renewal, one way to contribute is to… click for more



Publishing, Investigative Journalism and a “Rant”: Libraries and E-Content News

February 24th, 2012

This post is the first in a new weekly series. Most every Friday we’ll use these posts to provide a… click for more