Entries Tagged as 'Licenses/Licensing Issues'

Articles of Interest

March 22nd, 2012 · Comments Off

Library Publishing Report Suggests Partnerships, Creating Positions   – Library Journal Aloha Encyclopaedia Britannica Print Edition – Information Today Thinking more about ebooks and libraries and what big publishers should do – The Shatzkin Files Libraries as Community Publishers:  How to Turn the Tables – Publishers Weekly How to Protect Copyright Is Key Topic at […]

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Should Libraries Get Out of the Ebook Business by Bobbi Newman

March 7th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Bobbi Newman, who blogs at Librarian by Day, has an excellent editorial post about current Ebook conditions in public libraries.  She questions whether libraries should step back and wait for better options, quoting several other prominent bloggers on the subject.  It’s an interesting thought piece from a public library perspective.  The comments are just as […]

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Articles of Interest

January 13th, 2012 · Comments Off

Some numbers on the Kindle owners lending library and KDP – teleread.com B&N discounting Nooks with periodical subscriptions – marco.org Barnes & Noble to Offer Nook Discount to Subscribers of 2 publications – nytimes.com Launching the University Press Content Consortia – wordpress.com Guggenheim Museum Getting Into eBooks – mediabistro.com Reddit to Black Itself Out Next […]

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Douglas County Libraries adds 8th Publisher to locally loaded eBook collection

January 11th, 2012 · Comments Off

The Douglas County Libraries (Colorado) have been working on a project to purchase eBooks direct from publishers and locally load them on an Adobe Content Server.  The titles are then loaned to patrons for use on their personal devices or computers.  To date they are working with 8 publishers (listed below).  Dzanc Books is the […]

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Articles of Interest

January 6th, 2012 · Comments Off

Why Might A Publisher Pull Its E-Books From Libraries? by Laura Hazard Owen « INFOdocket Which E-Books Are Most Borrowed From Libraries, And Why? | paidContent So you want to start a Kindle lending program | code4lib How to add public domain books to the Kindle, by Piotr Kowalczyk | TeleRead: News and views on […]

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Articles of Interest – Public Libraries & OverDrive, DRM, and fixed pricing

December 9th, 2011 · Comments Off

The E-book Investigations: Are Publishers And Apple Breaking The Law? | paidContent FEATURE: Ebooks on Fire: Controversies Surrounding Ebooks in Libraries OverDrive Has Different eBook Catalogs for Different Libraries theanalogdivide » Blog Archive » It’s Not Just Overdrive. Library Wars: Amazon and Publishers Vie for Control of E-Book Rentals – Peter Osnos – Entertainment – […]

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Tags: Business Models/Pricing · DRM · Formats · Interfaces/Platforms · Library News · Licenses/Licensing Issues · Public Libraries · Self Publishing · Vendor News

E-Everything: Putting It All Together

November 11th, 2011 · Comments Off

The November, 2011 issue of Against the Grain focuses on the e-everything future.  Edited by Audrey Powers from the University of South Florida, the issue discusses e-content procurement, access models and technology, content integration, first sale doctrine, and much more. It’s a great line-up of contributors and topics.  The table of contents should be posted […]

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Interview with Douglas County Libraries’ Jordana Vincent

November 2nd, 2011 · Comments Off

The Douglas County Libraries (Colorado) have embarked on a quest to purchase eBook content to load on their own Adobe Content Server.  The first milestone in the project was a partnership with the Colorado Independent Publishers Association.  Since then, they have made headway with Gale and Lerner Digital.  Jordana Vincent, Collection Development Librarian at Douglas […]

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No Shelf Required’s two new publications

November 1st, 2011 · Comments Off

No Shelf Required has been busy this past year exploring the many topics of eBooks and libraries.  Very soon, two new publications will be available from ALA Publishing which share the No Shelf Required name.  These new publications contain completely new content, expanding upon No Shelf Required: E-books in Libraries, ALA Editions, 2011. Details are […]

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Ebooks and Interlibrary Loan: Licensed to Fill?

October 28th, 2011 · Comments Off

There is a very good article, Ebooks and Interlibrary Loan:  Licensed to Fill? in the Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery, & Electronic Reserve.  The publisher, Taylor and Francis, is offering free access to the article.  The article discusses the issues surrounding interlibrary loan and electronic books. The full citation and abstract, from Taylor and […]

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