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 [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Licenses/Licensing Issues'
November 2nd, 2011 · Comments Off
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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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 [...]