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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March 15th, 2011 · 2 Comments
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
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 [...]
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
July 21st, 2010 · Comments Off
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.” [...]
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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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, [...]
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 [...]
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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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.