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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Tags: Business Models/Pricing · Interviews · Library News · Licenses/Licensing Issues · Public Libraries

No Shelf Required’s two new publications

November 1st, 2011 · Comments Off

No Shelf Required has been busy this past year exploring the many topics of eBooks and libraries.  Very soon, two new publications will be available from ALA Publishing which share the No Shelf Required name.  These new publications contain completely new content, expanding upon No Shelf Required: E-books in Libraries, ALA Editions, 2011. Details are […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Accessibility · Business Models/Pricing · Ebook Readers · Lending Readers · Library News · Licenses/Licensing Issues · New Products · NSR Info · Open Access · Preservation · Print on demand · Public Libraries · School Libraries · Textbooks

New Jersey eBook Summit Summary – part two

July 14th, 2011 · Comments Off

Please note that the part two blog post has now been added to the New Jersey eBook Summit Summary. Today the NJ State Library, LinbraryLinkNJ- The NJ Library Cooperative, NJ Library Association and the NJLA Reference Section sponsored an E-book Summit in Eatontown, New Jersey.  The line-up of speakers included: Eli Neiburger, Ann Arbor District […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Accessibility · Conferences/Events · DRM · Ebook Readers · Public Libraries · Publishing · School Libraries

Interview with Joseph Sanchez, Director of Red Rocks Community College

April 6th, 2011 · Comments Off

On Monday I chatted with Joseph Sanchez, the Director of the Red Rocks Community College, a 2011 LJ Mover and Shaker, and one of the founders of the Library eBook Partnership with the Colorado Independent Publishers Association. Joseph and I discussed the Library eBook Partnership in great detail.  Joseph’s interview and 30+ others are available […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Business Models/Pricing · Interviews · Library News · New Products · Publishing

Four No Shelf Required Contributors Named 2011 LJ Movers and Shakers

March 15th, 2011 · 2 Comments

No Shelf Required II:  The Use and Management of E-Books is currently underway with ALA Editions.  The forthcoming book offers a look at digital only libraries, device lending programs, consortial purchasing, eBook access issues (digital divide, accessibility, archiving/preservation, and weeding/updating), digital textbooks, the use of ebook/ereader technology in the classroom, and much much more.  When […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Accessibility · Articles of Interest · Conferences/Events · Ebook Readers · Lending Readers · Library News · New Products · NSR Info · Preservation · Public Libraries · Publishing · School Libraries · Textbooks