New Articles of Interest

February 18th, 2010 · Comments Off

Wow, e-book talk has exploded.  There are so many good stories from the past week.  Have a look at some. Tech Change: The library’s changing approach to ebooks and technology! By Tony Bandy Some Thoughts on Free Textbooks It Takes a Consortium to Support Open Textbooks The eBook Wars: Agency & Winners Two studies on […]

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Tags: Articles of Interest · Business Models/Pricing · Ebook Readers · Google Books · Textbooks

DRM – What is it and why should libraries care?

September 17th, 2008 · Comments Off

What is DRM? DRM stands for Digital Rights Management, coding added to digital content to control access.  DRM prevents copying, editing, and sharing of digital files.   You may have come across DRM in your personal use of digital music or digital video recorders.  More importantly, if your library offers or plans to offer ebooks, audiobooks, […]

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Tags: DRM