Public Libraries and the Future of E-books: COSLA Report

July 29th, 2010 · Comments Off

COSLA, the Chief Officers of State Library Agencies, conducted a study on the future of eBooks and eBook readers in public library.  Their findings and suggestions: low cost, library friendly devices will not be a problem improve library purchasing power through consortia pursue eReader certification by libraries investigate discovery services like Internet Archive’s Book Server […]

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New articles of interest

October 26th, 2009 · Comments Off

David Rothman: How e-Books Could Smarten Up Kids and Stretch Library Dollars: A National Plan Two-faced gadget is e-reader plus netbook BookServer: A Plan to Build an Open Web of Books Google Editions Embraces Universal E-book Format Report on Nook news conference: B&N switching to ePub—plus other news conf tidbits College students resisting Kindle DX, […]

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Tags: Articles of Interest