Posts Tagged ‘ebooks’

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

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

This Deal Is Getting Worse All the Time

November 22nd, 2011

A second major publisher has altered the deal by which libraries can lend ebooks via libraryland über-vendor Overdrive. In February,… click for more

Helping Staff Help Themselves: Ereaders and Training

November 8th, 2011

A major point of stress in dealing with ereaders is staff training. In this post I will highlight some approaches… click for more

Ebooks and the Real Question:

October 22nd, 2011

If you have walked patrons through the requisite processes to use library ebooks, you likely dread it: the ereader reference interview.… click for more

Ereader Boom II: Is your library ready?

October 7th, 2011

Yesterday, I spoke about Library Renewal at the annual meeting of the Midwest Collaborative for Library Services in Lansing, Michigan.… click for more

ePubs on the Kindle

May 18th, 2011

So the twitterverse exploded a bit ago with the report that Amazon had talked to publishers about submitting ePubs instead of… click for more

Patricia Schroeder (Past President & CEO of the American Publishers Association) on Libraries, eBooks and Publishers

March 13th, 2011

A battle between libraries and publishers? Nah…but this technology really hasn’t been oversold…in fact, it is shaping the future of… click for more

eBook User’s Bill of Rights

February 28th, 2011

This is from Sarah Houghton-Jan and Andy Woodworth – and we really like it! We think it covers readers, authors,… click for more

All Your ebooks are belong to us – for a fee

February 26th, 2011

HarperCollins wants to limit ebook use to 26 times, and then have us pay again. That sounds smackingly similar to… click for more