Blackwell Webinars for Librarians

June 10th, 2010 · Comments Off

Those of you with Blackwell (or considering Blackwell) may want to sit in on some of their webinars.  They work with ebrary, Myilibrary, and EBL, and offer webinars on connecting your electronic resources to each of these ebook aggregators.  They are offering a webinar this Wednesday on ebrary, details are below.Join Blackwell for a FREE Infotools webinar […]

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Tags: Conferences/Events · Vendor News

New Audio Interview with Erik Christopher, Blackwell

September 8th, 2009 · Comments Off

Spoke with Erik Christopher, Digital Services Sales Manager at Blackwell about their Collection Manager System for eBooks.  Blackwell is partnered with EBL, ebrary, and Ingram Digital.  Erik’s interview is linked from the NSR interviews page, one of many in our series. For more information on this product, I’ve attached a pdf of Blackwell’s Collection Manager.  […]

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Tags: Interfaces/Platforms · Interviews · Vendor News

Recent Articles

August 20th, 2009 · Comments Off

I’ve marked the following articles in my delicious account, which are also listed on the NSR home page. Some numbers on popularity of ereaders As classrooms go digital, textbooks are history Random House, other pubs miserly toward IDPF/ePub, but new e-readers and Sigil editor show there’s hope Blackwell and Ingram sign ebook deal; Credo partnering […]

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Tags: Articles of Interest

Blackwell Webinars for Librarians

August 16th, 2009 · Comments Off

Those of you with Blackwell Services, or interested in Blackwell Services, may want to consider attending one of their webinars on connecting electronic resources to ebook aggregators like ebrary, EBL, and Myilibrary.  They have a webinar this Wednesday, August 19th to demonstrate the Infotools option in ebrary, at 11:00 PDT.  Please contact Erik Christopher for […]

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Tags: Conferences/Events

New articles of interest

July 24th, 2009 · Comments Off

Articles linked from my delicious account this week include: University Presses Stepping Up e-Book Efforts – 7/17/2009 1:56:00 PM – Publishers Weekly Barnes & Noble partners with Plastic Logic; Opens up; Targets Kindle Amazon Charts Course Toward E-Book Advertising Release E ahead of P? Might be the future, says pub guru Mike Shatzkin Giving away […]

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Will Print-on-Demand Stifle eBooks?

April 30th, 2009 · 1 Comment

There is a really interesting article (with comments) on the TeleRead blog about the Espresso Book Machine.  If you remember, UM purchased the Espresso back in October.   This new article, written by Court Merrigan, focuses on the machine’s use in bookstores – store front or in one’s closet.  It’s big in the UK, with plans […]

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Tags: Articles of Interest · Print on demand