New Audio Interview with Patrick Moore of Ingram Digital

January 27th, 2010 · Comments Off

Just posted a new interview with Patrick Moore from Ingram Digital on the interviews page. Patrick and I discussed Ingram’s audio-book program.  One slight correction in the interview – Patrick states that Ingram is adding approximately 100 titles per day.  The statement should have been “approximately 100 titles per week.” For more information on Ingram […]

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Tags: Audio Books · Interviews · Vendor News

Blackwell Webinars for Librarians

August 16th, 2009 · Comments Off

Those of you with Blackwell Services, or interested in Blackwell Services, may want to consider attending one of their webinars on connecting electronic resources to ebook aggregators like ebrary, EBL, and Myilibrary.  They have a webinar this Wednesday, August 19th to demonstrate the Infotools option in ebrary, at 11:00 PDT.  Please contact Erik Christopher for […]

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eBook Course, University of Newcastle

February 10th, 2009 · Comments Off

Getting to grips with developing and managing e-book collections: an introduction to be held in the Netskills Training Suite, University of Newcastle Tuesday 27th October 2009, 9.30 – 16.30 Course Outline This course opens the door to a new electronic format and is designed to support librarians who are beginning to set up e-book collections. […]

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Booklist Online Articles Feature Follett, NetLibrary, and Overdrive

October 28th, 2008 · Comments Off

Those of you interested in learning more about Follett and Overdrive should take a look at the recent  Off The Shelf column in Booklist Online – E-book Distributors for the Public and School Library Markets.  The article provides an overview of the content, features, and business models of both of these distributors. NetLibrary, due to it’s […]

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Tags: Articles of Interest · Business Models/Pricing · Interfaces/Platforms · Public Libraries · School Libraries · Vendor News

Encyclopaedia Britannica partners with MyiLibrary

August 17th, 2008 · Comments Off

While visiting Michael Ross of Britannica last week, he mentioned a new partnership with Ingram Digital.  Ingram’s Myilibrary will now distribute 27 Britannica ebook titles.  For more information, see the press release.

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eBook Aggregators – new article

May 15th, 2008 · Comments Off

Hey everyone, The latest Off The Shelf column in Booklist discusses eBook aggregators and gives details on 3 of the larger ones – EBL, ebrary, and MyiLibrary.   Have a look.  Your comments are welcome here on the blog.

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Tags: Articles of Interest · Vendor News