ebrary now offering eBook downloads

October 28th, 2011 · 2 Comments

Great news from ebrary about the ability to download eBook content to devices.  ebrary conducted a study early this year about downloading capabilities.  The results of this study discovered that 92% of libraries found offline access to be more or equally important to online access.  Matt Barnes, VP of Marketing discussed the survey results during […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Ebook Readers · Formats · Interfaces/Platforms · Public Libraries · Vendor News

Interview with ebrary’s Matt Barnes about PDA and downloadable ebooks

June 29th, 2011 · Comments Off

On Sunday I met with Matt Barnes, Vice President of Marketing, for ebrary. Matt and I discussed ebrary’s new patron driven acquisition model, searching ebrary content through the ProQuest interface, and the results of an ebrary mobility study on the need for downloadable ebooks.  Matt shares a few of the results, which are not yet […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Business Models/Pricing · Discovery · Ebook Readers · Formats · Interfaces/Platforms · Interviews · Patron Driven Acquisition · Public Libraries · Vendor News

Forthcoming audio interviews for NSR – OverDrive, Britannica, ebrary

June 25th, 2011 · Comments Off

ALA is a great time to connect with librarians and publishers for audio interviews.  Today I met with Dan Stasiewski at OverDrive to discuss the new OverDrive WIN platform features and Rick Lumsden from Encyclopaedia Britannica to discuss the new Britannica eBook platform.  Tomorrow I’ll be with Matt Barnes of ebrary to discuss the new […]

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