Textbook Rental Companies Popping Up Everywhere

April 29th, 2010 · Comments Off

Okay, normally I would just put this link on my list of articles in Delicious, but I have to comment on this one.  I appreciate the article, support textbook rental, admire what Mr. Rhodes is doing, and enjoyed the quotes and stats on ebook readers, etc.  What made me laugh is the image with the […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Articles of Interest · Ebook Readers · Surveys/Statistics · Textbooks

New Articles of Interest

March 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off

I’m way behind on posting links to articles I’ve bookmarked in delicious.  There’s been so much activity in the industry these last few weeks that I can’t keep up.  So, here is a long list of things I’ve found from the past month. Amazon Ups the Anti in eBook Price Wars; Rumors Say Apple is […]

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Tags: Articles of Interest · Business Models/Pricing · Conferences/Events · Ebook Readers · Google Books · New Products · Textbooks

New articles of interest

October 5th, 2009 · Comments Off

Now bookmarked in my delicious account: Single Purpose E-Book Readers are Dead – Tennant: Digital Libraries – Blog on Library Journal Three kinds of e-book illegals: Felix Torres tutorial for NYT columnist Randall Stross and publishers New York Times columnist fears napsterization of e-books Library Groups: DOJ Filing “Completely” Changed Landscape for Google Settlement – […]

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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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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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New articles of interest

July 6th, 2009 · Comments Off

These articles are all linked on the NSR home page in the delicious links. Espresso Book Machines: Lurch winning friends at Northshire Bookstore—whats next? Michael Nielsen ” Is scientific publishing about to be disrupted? The e-book wars: Google vs. Amazon vs. Apple—and how they may duke it out Springer leaps ahead in academic e-book market […]

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Gale’s PowerSearch 2.0 launched with several new features

July 6th, 2009 · Comments Off

Farmington Hills, Mich., June 24, 2009 – Gale, part of Cengage Learning, today announced the launch of PowerSearch 2.0, an enhanced version of the original PowerSearch platform which provides the library community comprehensive access to authoritative reference, periodical and primary source information, providing greater “power to the user.” PowerSearch 2.0 simplifies browsing through Gale’s more […]

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Tags: Interfaces/Platforms · Press Releases · Vendor News

New articles of interest

June 18th, 2009 · Comments Off

I’ve bookmarked the following articles relating to eBooks on my delicious account.  These are displayed on the NSR homepage as well. Is Amazon Taking Over the Book Business? Librarians Fighting Google\’s Book Deal McGraw Hill announces digital initiative for elementary and secondary schools Free Acess to Over 3,000 e-Books for UK College Students Brigham Young […]

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WSJ article – How the E-Book Will Change the Way We Read and Write

April 21st, 2009 · 1 Comment

Interesting article in the WSU on eBooks, “How the E-Book Will Change the Way We Read and Write.”  It focuses on more popular reading than academic sources, but brings out some interesting points about marketing, discovery, and selling pieces/parts of books. An added FYI, when I find articles related to eBooks I bookmark them on […]

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Tags: Articles of Interest · Discovery