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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Douglas County Libraries adds 8th Publisher to locally loaded eBook collection

January 11th, 2012 · Comments Off

The Douglas County Libraries (Colorado) have been working on a project to purchase eBooks direct from publishers and locally load them on an Adobe Content Server.  The titles are then loaned to patrons for use on their personal devices or computers.  To date they are working with 8 publishers (listed below).  Dzanc Books is the […]

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Interview with Douglas County Libraries’ Jordana Vincent

November 2nd, 2011 · Comments Off

The Douglas County Libraries (Colorado) have embarked on a quest to purchase eBook content to load on their own Adobe Content Server.  The first milestone in the project was a partnership with the Colorado Independent Publishers Association.  Since then, they have made headway with Gale and Lerner Digital.  Jordana Vincent, Collection Development Librarian at Douglas […]

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Library staff training idea for eReaders/eBooks

October 14th, 2011 · Comments Off

Yesterday I was in Loveland, Colorado for the Colorado Association of Libraries Conference.  While chatting with Jamie LaRue, Director of the Douglas County Libraries, he shared a great idea for training staff on eBooks and eReaders. With the approval of his Board, the library provided a $50 rebate to library staff who purchased one of […]

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