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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