Entries Tagged as 'Self Publishing'

Free webinar highlighting the Douglas County Libraries eBook solution

May 29th, 2012 · Comments Off

Please consider attending this LJ webinar highlighting the Douglas County Libraries eBook program. Register for free online. SPONSORED BY: Library Journal EVENT DATE AND TIME: Tuesday, June 12, 2012, 3:00-4:00 PM EST/12:00 -1:00 PM PST Ebooks: A New Paradigm in Douglas County, or a New Twist on the Past? The staff at the Douglas County […]

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Tags: Business Models/Pricing · Conferences/Events · Interfaces/Platforms · Library News · Public Libraries · School Libraries · Self Publishing

Queen Victoria’s personal journals now available for public access

May 24th, 2012 · Comments Off

From a ProQuest press release: London, 24 May 2012.   HM the Queen launches online resource of all Queen Victoria’s Journals Her Majesty The Queen today launched a unique online resource that makes available all the personal journals of Queen Victoria.  The Bodleian Libraries working in partnership with The Royal Archives and information company ProQuest, have […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Library News · New Products · Press Releases · Public Libraries · Self Publishing

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

Articles of Interest

December 2nd, 2011 · Comments Off

The No Shelf Required Guide to E-Book Purchasing | ALA TechSource US eBook Sales Doubled in September – eBookNewser Penguin Restores Kindle Lending, but Still Not Providing Digital Editions of New Titles — The Digital Shift Cambridge U. Press Would Like to Rent You an Article – Wired Campus – The Chronicle of Higher Education […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Articles of Interest · Business Models/Pricing · Ebook Readers · Interfaces/Platforms · Library News · Public Libraries · Publishing · Self Publishing · Surveys/Statistics · Vendor News

Articles of Interest

November 10th, 2011 · Comments Off

Kindle Fire to Ship with Amazon Appstore, Access to Several Thousand Apps – eBookNewser Wake Forest and Odigia collaborate on textbook alternative | TeleRead All 50 State Librarians Vote to Form Alliance With Internet Archive’s Open Library — The Digital Shift BISG Press Release | More Than a Passing Fancy: Ongoing BISG Study Reveals E-Book […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Articles of Interest · Business Models/Pricing · Ebook Readers · Interfaces/Platforms · Library News · Public Libraries · Publishing · Self Publishing · Surveys/Statistics · Textbooks

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

August 19th, 2011 · Comments Off

Amazon Student app lets students buy and resell textbooks, other items | TeleRead The Centered Librarian: Readable college textbooks on Facebook GenCon panel: Michael Stackpole on self-publishing in a post-paper world | TeleRead Will print and ebook publishers ultimately be doing the same books? – The Shatzkin Files Kno Taking Electronic Textbooks to Web, Facebook […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Articles of Interest · Business Models/Pricing · Ebook Readers · Formats · Interfaces/Platforms · Public Libraries · Publishing · School Libraries · Self Publishing · Textbooks · Vendor News

Changing World of Digital Rights and Publishing Agreements – O’Reilly webinar summary

July 28th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Dana Newman and Jenny Bent presented at the O’Reilly webinar, The Changing World of Digital Rights and Publishing Agreements.  My interpretation of the content is below; best efforts were made to ensure accuracy. Follow the comments on Twitter at #TOCCON.  Kat says the slides will be on slideshare and a recording will be available in […]

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Tags: Conferences/Events · Publishing · Self Publishing

Rise of the e-book: e-book stats and trends – new report from YUDU Media

June 15th, 2011 · Comments Off

YUDU Media published a new report on e-book stats and trends.  The full report is available online.  I did a quick search for library and found nothing, but it is packed full of industry stats and analysis. More from the press release:  Digital publishing company YUDU Media (www.yudupro.com) today published a new report summarizing key […]

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Tags: Ebook Readers · Press Releases · Publishing · Self Publishing · Surveys/Statistics · Vendor News

Articles of Interest

May 20th, 2011 · Comments Off

3M announces Cloud Library e-book lending service for ’21st century’ libraries — Engadget Mobile Reading REALLY Comes of Age — An Information-packed Slide Deck Worth Viewing « The Scholarly Kitchen How To Download eBooks From Your Local Library – eBookNewser 8,000 authors choose Open Access and see direct evidence of the positive impact Jailbreak Your […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Articles of Interest · Business Models/Pricing · Formats · Interfaces/Platforms · Lending Readers · Library News · Mobile Devices · Public Libraries · Publishing · Self Publishing · Textbooks · Vendor News