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E-Reference Context and Discoverability in Libraries The No Shelf Required Guide to E-Book Purchasing


eContent Quarterly

Cover image, eContent Quarterly, Issue One

eContent Quarterly, Issue One

Preview Issue, June 2013

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eBook Buzz Column in ONLINE SEARCHER magazine

Open Access eBooks, Jan/Feb 2013

Lending E-Readers:  Legal? Ethical? Practical?, Nov/Dec 2012

Bibliotheca Spices up the Library Ebook Market, Sept/Oct 2012

Trailblazers: Moving the Library Upstream in the Digital Distribution Process, July/Aug 2012

Ungluing Open Access Ebooks, May/June 2012

The Internet Archive’s In-Library Lending Program, March/April, 2012

University Presses and Ebooks:  A New Horizon, January/February, 2012


A Primer on Ebooks for Libraries Just Starting with Downloadable Media, Library Journal, April 18, 2012

A Guide to Ebook Purchasing (Dispatches from the Field) American Libraries Magazine, 11/15/2011

Advances in Library and Information Science Newsletter, Vol. 1, Issue 1, 2011

E-Factor: How E-books Are Making an Impact in Libraries, Booklist Feature Article, October 18, 2011

Improving Library Services with eBooks, Information Outlook, Vol. 15, No. 5, July/August 2011

Off The Shelf Column in Booklist

Travel Apps, April 1, 2012

Reference–I’ve Got an App For That, January, 2012

The Challenge of New Editions, June 2011

Ask The Aggregators, January, 2011

Reference Works From Idea to Reality, September 1, 2010

Credo’s Topic Pages, June 1/15, 2010

Exploring Open Access E-textbooks, April 15, 2010

Interactive Online Reference, January 1/15, 2010, September 15, 2009

Reference Universe, June 1, 2009

E-book Usage Data, April, 2009 and E-Book Usage Data Comparative Chart

Patron Driven Acquisition, January, 2009

Ebook Distributors for the Public and School Library Markets, November, 2008

The Future of Electronic Reference Publishing, Part II, Booklist Online

The Future of Electronic Reference Publishing, A View From the Top, June, 2008

Ebook Aggregators, May, 2008

Is Print Reference Dead?, January, 2008

Other Booklist articles:

Fall E-reference Update: E-books, November 15, 2010

The New NetLibrary, November 1, 2008

“Options for the Ereference Collection” 2007 – review of Sage, updates of ABC-CLIO, Credo, Greenwood, GVRL, and Oxford

“Options for the Ereference Collection” 2006 – reviews of ABC-CLIO, Greenwood, GVRL, Oxford, and XRefer (now Credo)

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  • 1 Tim Kambitsch // Nov 13, 2008 at 5:30 pm

    I am glad to see No Shelf Required receive promotion on American Libraries Direct 11/12/2008.

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