Entries Tagged as 'Preservation'

Articles of Interest

October 28th, 2011 · Comments Off

E-Factor: How E-books Are Making an Impact in Libraries, by Sue Polanka | Booklist Online E-book acquisition based on use and demand could save libraries thousands | Inside Higher Ed IL2011: E-Book Preservation | Spinstah Pew Research Center releases study on tablets and news reading | TeleRead Encyclopedia Britannica releases iPad app | TeleRead Dan […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Articles of Interest · Business Models/Pricing · Conferences/Events · Ebook Readers · Formats · Library News · Patron Driven Acquisition · Preservation · Public Libraries · School Libraries · Vendor News

Articles of Interest

October 14th, 2011 · Comments Off

This is a super long list – so much going on in the past week. Amazon bites Apple, by Meredith Greene | TeleRead Ebook sales doubled in July | TeleRead Digital Public Library of America: Pro and Con Four Librarians, Four Ereaders, One Month EPUB 3 Becomes Final IDPF Specification | TeleRead Peter Brantley on […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Articles of Interest · Business Models/Pricing · Ebook Readers · EPUB · Formats · Google Books · Interfaces/Platforms · Lending Readers · Library News · New Products · Preservation · Public Libraries · Publishing · School Libraries · Self Publishing · Surveys/Statistics

Articles of Interest – HathiTrust/Author’s Guild Edition

September 15th, 2011 · Comments Off

Authors Guild, Australian Society of Authors, Quebec Writers Union Sue Five U.S. Universities « INFOdocket Authors Sue to Remove Books From Digital Archive – NYTimes.com Authors Guild Sues University Libraries Association of Research Libraries :: LCA Statement on Authors Guild, Inc., et al. v. HathiTrust et al. Copyright Clash: Authors Guild and Others Sue HathiTrust […]

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Medical eBook Publishing Trends Webinar Summary

June 28th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Today I attended the MLA webinar on e-books, 2011 Medical eBook Publishing Trends, sponsored by Ovid. My notes are below. Moderator, Mark Funk, Weill Cornell Medical Library Panelists: Deb Blecic, University of Illinois, Chicago Liz Lorbeer, Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences Jennie Stewart, Wiley-Blackwell Dan Doody, Doody Enterprises The current environment – Mark set […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Business Models/Pricing · Conferences/Events · DRM · Patron Driven Acquisition · Preservation · Publishing

eReference Publishing: Current Issues and Trends in Preservation

June 25th, 2011 · Comments Off

The RUSA/Codes Reference Publishing Advisory Committee sponsored a program at the Annual Conference in New Orleans, “eReference Publishing: Current Issues and Trends in Preservation.”   Joseph, Yue, Chair of the committee, moderated the panel discussion.  Speakers included: Jacob Nadal, Preservation Officer, UCLA Library Heather Ruland Staines, Sr. Manager eOperations at Springer Science + Business Media Marie […]

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ALA Programs on Reference – Preservation of eReference and the Wikipedia Effect

June 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off

As you prepare your ALA Annual schedule, please consider the following two programs sponsored by the RUSA Reference Publishing Advisory Committee and the Reference Books Bulletin Advisory Board. RUSA Reference Publishing Advisory Committee Program: Reference Publishing: Preservation Trends & Issues – June 25 Sat 1:30-3:30 As electronic reference products transform to electronic formats, often with […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Conferences/Events · Discovery · Preservation · Public Libraries · Reference Publishing · School Libraries

Articles of Interest

June 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off

New library study: demand up for technology, budget cuts limit access | American Libraries Magazine Library E-Book Checkouts Get a Major Boost – NYTimes.com Review More Than 60 “Statements of Interest” Submitted For Digital Public Library of America “Beta Sprint” « INFOdocket Kansas State Librarian Argues Consortium Owns, Not Licenses, Content from OverDrive Flaws of […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Articles of Interest · Ebook Readers · Interfaces/Platforms · Library News · Preservation · Public Libraries · Publishing · Vendor News

ALA TechSource webinar series – Integrating E-Books and E-Readers into Your Library

June 10th, 2011 · Comments Off

ALA TechSource has just opened registration for the upcoming webinar series on e-books and e-readers.  I hope you can join us. Integrating E-Books and E-Readers into Your Library with Sue Polanka Two 90-minute sessions Thursdays 8/4/11 and 8/11/11 2:30 – 4:00 PM EDT | 1:30 – 3:00 PM CDT 12:30 – 2:00 PM MDT | […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Accessibility · Business Models/Pricing · Conferences/Events · DRM · Ebook Readers · Lending Readers · Library News · Patron Driven Acquisition · Preservation · Public Libraries · School Libraries

Internet Archive to preserve print

June 7th, 2011 · Comments Off

Brewster Kahle posted on the Internet Archive blog this week about plans to preserve print books.  Kahle states, “books are being thrown away, or sometimes packed away, as digitized versions become more available. This is an important time to plan carefully for there is much at stake.”   As a result, they are building a facility […]

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ALA annual programs on e-Reference preservation and the impact of wikipedia

May 20th, 2011 · Comments Off

As you prepare your ALA Annual schedule, please consider the following two programs sponsored by the RUSA Reference Publishing Advisory Committee and the Reference Books Bulletin Advisory Board. RUSA Reference Publishing Advisory Committee Program: Reference Publishing: Preservation Trends & Issues – June 25 Sat 1:30-3:30 As electronic reference products transform to electronic formats, often with […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Conferences/Events · Preservation · Public Libraries · Reference Publishing · School Libraries