E-Content in Libraries: 2013 in Review (Trends, Reflections, Highlights)

December 10th, 2013 · Comments Off

Re-reading the introduction to the NSR “year in review” article from last year makes it tempting to cut and paste parts of the post from 12 months ago into this one. Looking back at how e-content in libraries—in all its incarnations—continued to evolve throughout 2013, it becomes obvious that 2013 carried on the legacy of the years past. […]

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E-Content in Libraries: 2012 in Review

December 17th, 2012 · 3 Comments

2012 was a busy year for e-content: new alliances were formed among both publishers and vendors, more mergers took place, controversies surrounding ebook lending in public libraries persisted, open access initiatives showed no signs of slowing down, and the pressing need to digitize scholarly publishing gave rise to several monograph e-platforms. With each passing week, […]

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ALA launches new E-content blog

October 6th, 2011 · Comments Off

Yesterday ALA announced a new blog on E-content, to be administered by Christopher Harris.  Here is more information from the press release: Keeping up with the many varieties of digital content—and how libraries can offer them to their patrons—just got easier. American Libraries has launched an “E-Content” blog (http://americanlibraries.org/e-content) that provides information on e-books, e-readers, […]

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