Entries Tagged as 'Surveys/Statistics'

ALA releases E-Content: The Digital Dialogue

May 24th, 2012 · Comments Off

Available online now! E-Content: The Digital Dialogue This digital supplement addresses critical issues related to ebooks, e-content, digital literacy, and more! You can read it online or pick up one of a limited supply of print copies at the ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim—pick yours up at Office for Information Technology Policy programs and in […]

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ebrary survey suggests student use of ebooks stronger in the UK

May 8th, 2012 · Comments Off

From an ebrary press release: May 8, 2012 – Palo Alto, CA, USA – Students in the United Kingdom who recently participated in ebrary’s Global Student E-book Survey reported a greater preference for digital over printed books and higher usage than their global counterparts in a similar survey conducted in 2011.  When asked how often […]

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Library Journal’s 2012 eBook survey now open through June 30, 2012

May 7th, 2012 · Comments Off

Library Journal invites you to participate in our 2012 ebook survey. We want to hear from all U.S. public, academic and school libraries, even if your library currently has no ebook collection. Every person who completes the survey will be entered into a drawing to win an Apple iPad™! This research will allow libraries to […]

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OverDrive announces a series of “Big Data” reports

April 11th, 2012 · Comments Off

From an OverDrive press release:  Cleveland, Ohio, April 11, 2012 – OverDrive (www.overdrive.com) will announce at the London Book Fair (Booth X700) April 16-18, the first of a series of “Big Data” reports analyzing billions of eBook impressions and other data collected from across its network of 18,000 public and school libraries.  Data from OverDrive’s […]

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Rise of E-Reading – Pew releases new data on eBooks

April 6th, 2012 · Comments Off

Pew Internet and American Life Project has just released the results of a new study – The Rise of E-Reading.  From the report tagline: 21% of Americans have read an e-book. The increasing availability of e-content is prompting some to read more than in the past and to prefer buying books to borrowing them. by […]

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Articles of Interest

April 6th, 2012 · Comments Off

E-Books Drive Revenue Growth Across Book Trade in January 2012 – Digital Book World JK Rowling’s Pottermore Breaks eBook Lockdown, Might Change eBooks Forever – Huffington Post LG Begins Mass Production of first flexible , plastic eInk displays – Extreme Tech An Academic Spring – American Libraries A Look at Students using eTextbooks (Infographic) – […]

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Bowker releases results of global ebook research

March 27th, 2012 · Comments Off

From a Bowker press release: 27 March 2012 (LONDON) — Australia, India, the U.K. and the U.S. are leading the world in e-book adoption rates, according to Bowker Market Research’s Global eBook Monitor, The study tracks consumer attitudes to and purchasing of e-books in major world markets. Bowker Market Research is a service of Bowker, […]

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Articles of Interest

March 22nd, 2012 · Comments Off

Library Publishing Report Suggests Partnerships, Creating Positions   – Library Journal Aloha Encyclopaedia Britannica Print Edition – Information Today Thinking more about ebooks and libraries and what big publishers should do – The Shatzkin Files Libraries as Community Publishers:  How to Turn the Tables – Publishers Weekly How to Protect Copyright Is Key Topic at […]

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The Statistical Abstract lives on – ProQuest will publish starting in 2013

March 22nd, 2012 · Comments Off

Wonderful news today from ProQuest. They will continue the tradition of publishing the Statistical Abstract of the United States, beginning with the 2013 edition (in print and digital formats).  They will partner with Bernan Press who will continue the tradition of publishing the print edition.   No word on pricing at this time.  Here is […]

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New LRG study- 74% of libraries report increased demand for electronic offerings

March 20th, 2012 · Comments Off

“Close to three-fourths of respondents, 74%, report that demand for their libraries’ electronic offerings have increased over the past year” A new report from Library Resource Guide and Unisphere Research, ” The Digital Squeeze: Libraries at the Crossroads—The Library Resource Guide Benchmark Study on 2012 Library Spending Plans,” shows an increased demand for all types […]

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