Articles of Interest

March 25th, 2011 · Comments Off

For the week of March 21st Inkling: Another Digital Textbook Approacheth, But this time, It has Friends: The Scholarly Kitchen Research Triangle Libraries Get $41K Grant To Explore Consortial Ebook Models The Vexed Problem of Libraries, Publishers, and E-books ” The … HarperCollinsGate: Some Thoughts ” The Scholarly Kitchen Innovation and Longevity in Digital Publishing: […]

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Google Books Settlement Rejected

March 24th, 2011 · Comments Off

The Google Books Settlement was rejected on Tuesday.  There has been a ton of press on this already.  Here are links to several key articles and documents: PDF of Judge Denny Chin’s decision The Google books settlement:  Where things stand and some suggestions for what’s next -  via The Scholarly Kitchen Google Book Settlement Rejected:  […]

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New Articles of Interest

January 26th, 2010 · Comments Off

Wow, lots of good stuff going on these last couple of weeks. Forty-nine percent of surveyed consumers unlikely to buy dedicated e-book readers Before E-book Experimentation, How About A Little Back to Basics? Ebooks and Higher Ed – Platforms, an overview from inside by Erik Christopher How to: The archaic art of printing e-books from […]

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Comments on Google Book Search Settlement Coming to a Head (Again)

September 4th, 2009 · Comments Off

Originally Posted on Thursday, September 3rd, 2009, at 2:40 pm, by Peter Murray.  For best linking results, go to Peter’s original post. Ah, it is the beginning of September when thoughts turn to going back to school, the days turn a little colder (in the northern hemisphere) and the smell of lawsuit briefs is in […]

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New articles of interest

September 1st, 2009 · Comments Off

The Daily Utah Chronicle – Student association urges U to put more textbooks online Open Book Alliance, ULC, Others Want Changes in Google Settlement – 8/27/2009 – Library Journal Sony releases Mac eBook Library Software Google book scanning project gains three major tech opponents — Public library e-book survey tells why OverDrive is on […]

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