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

Publishers, please read this, particularly those of you involved with PA

October 21st, 2010 · 1 Comment

Publishers, please read this, particularly those of you involved with the Publishers Association. Reprinted in full from Library Journal, October 15, 2010. Francine, you go girl! Dear Publishers, We missed you, but, more importantly, you missed out on an opportunity to engage in discussion with a large market already invested in the future of ebooks. […]

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Tags: Articles of Interest · Conferences/Events · Lending Readers · Library News · Publishing

LJ Mover and Shaker Selected for eBook Use Study

March 25th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Congratulations to Lisa Carlucci Thomas, Digital Services Librarian at Southern Connecticut State University (formerly at Yale), for being honored as an LJ 2010 Mover and Shaker.  Lisa was tagged “Digital Diva” in her award, following her study on “Mobile Access to eBooks at Yale.”  Lisa’s study indicated that of the devices tested (SONY Reader PRS-500, […]

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Tags: Conferences/Events · Ebook Readers · Library News · Surveys/Statistics