Entries Tagged as 'NSR Info'

Four No Shelf Required Contributors Named 2011 LJ Movers and Shakers

March 15th, 2011 · 2 Comments

No Shelf Required II:  The Use and Management of E-Books is currently underway with ALA Editions.  The forthcoming book offers a look at digital only libraries, device lending programs, consortial purchasing, eBook access issues (digital divide, accessibility, archiving/preservation, and weeding/updating), digital textbooks, the use of ebook/ereader technology in the classroom, and much much more.  When […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Accessibility · Articles of Interest · Conferences/Events · Ebook Readers · Lending Readers · Library News · New Products · NSR Info · Preservation · Public Libraries · Publishing · School Libraries · Textbooks

New Book About eBooks in Libraries – Release in August

August 2nd, 2010 · 2 Comments

I’m thrilled to inform you that No Shelf Required: E-books in Libraries will be released in late August.  This edited book, published by ALA Editions, discusses a variety of eBook topics for school, public, and academic libraries.  Since I have a bit of clout with the publisher, I’m able to release the TOC and introduction […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · EPUB · Formats · Library News · Marketing · New Products · NSR Info · Preservation · Public Libraries · Publishing · School Libraries

No Shelf Required now at .com, .net, .org

July 28th, 2010 · Comments Off

Well, I went crazy and bought all the urls, so take your pick.  You can view the blog at it’s normal home here at Wright State University (very gracious hosts), or you can choose one of the others.  All redirect you to the same great content. www.noshelfrequired.com www.noshelfrequired.net www.noshelfrequired.org

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Tags: Discovery · NSR Info

QR Code for NSR blog

July 21st, 2010 · Comments Off

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Tags: Discovery · Fun and Games · NSR Info

Salem Press Library Blog Award Winners Announced – No Shelf Required 1st in Academic Blogs

June 1st, 2010 · 6 Comments

Salem Press has announced its Library Blog Awards. Awards were given in five categories: General Interest, Academic, Public, School and “Quirky” library blogs. First prize in each category is awarded $500, second prize is $250 and third is $100. In addition, the judges qualified approximately 80 blogs (out of a field of 400) as “notable.” […]

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Tags: Articles of Interest · Library News · NSR Info · Press Releases · Vendor News

Pardon Our Mess

March 2nd, 2010 · Comments Off

We’re working on a redesign here at NSR.  Please excuse the oddities you may see in the next couple of days.  The content in the posts should be consistent, it just the colors, fonts, and images that are a bit off right now.

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No Shelf Required – 10,000 Visitors and Growing

April 6th, 2009 · Comments Off

Thank you for your support, No Shelf Required readers, subscribers, and supporters.  We hit a milestone in March with the 10,000th unique visitor to NSR.  Clearly, ebooks are a hot topic with this much interest in the blog in less than one year.  Let’s keep that interest and conversation going strong.  We welcome your comments, […]

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Tags: NSR Info · Surveys/Statistics

No Shelf Required Fan Club

November 26th, 2008 · Comments Off

Wow, my first member!  Thanks Lora.  I’m glad to see that the resources in NSR are assisting library students too. Dear Sue Polanka, I’m a library student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  I just did a research project on the future of reference books for a collection development class.  In my research I […]

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Tags: Fun and Games · NSR Info

We’ve moved. Please update your feeds.

April 29th, 2008 · Comments Off

Welcome to the new home of No Shelf Required, now hosted at the Wright State University Libraries.  Our new address is:  http://www.libraries.wright.edu/noshelfrequired/ You’ll get the same great content, links, and opportunities to post your comments.  Please update your feeds with the correct address.  Thanks for your participation so far. Sue

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Ask the eBook Publisher

March 11th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Beginning in April, I plan to do audio interviews with various ebook publishers about….well, ebooks. What do YOU want to know? What publishers do you want to hear from? What would you ask them? Interviews will be posted on the blog. Do any librarians want to be interviewed about ebooks? Give me a holler.

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Tags: Interviews · NSR Info