Publishers beef up on eBook offerings

May 13th, 2010 · Comments Off

Today’s LJ Academic Newswire reported on Database Marketplace 2010.  They listed several new interfaces and features from eBook publishers.  For the full story, visit the LJ Academic Newswire.

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Interfaces/Platforms · New Products · Public Libraries · Reference Publishing · Vendor News

Swetswise Webinar Summary

August 26th, 2009 · Comments Off

I attended a Swets webinar about efficiently acquiring R & D eBooks for the library.  I got a quick glance at the Swets interface, due to launch this January.  They will have eBook title metadata and TOC loaded with ISBNs (and ISBN13) from a variety of publishers (no list available just yet).  Search features look […]

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Tags: Conferences/Events · Interfaces/Platforms · Surveys/Statistics · Vendor News

Free eBook Webinar

August 12th, 2009 · Comments Off

Swets FREE Webinar- Finding your Way through the Maze of eBooks As the eBooks world continues to expand to new levels, how can you be sure you are making the right resource choices for your library – and getting the best value? With so many purchase models and content to choose from, more budget constraints […]

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Tags: Business Models/Pricing · Conferences/Events

Scholarship for Charleston Conference? Write an eBook essay

August 4th, 2009 · Comments Off

Swets Charleston Conference Scholarship Swets North America is pleased to announce it is offering a $1,000 scholarship to attend the 2009 XXIX Annual Charleston Conference, taking place November 4-7, 2009. Please complete an essay of no more than 1,000 words on the following topic: “Figuring out the eBooks Equation: Please describe the most important service […]

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Tags: Business Models/Pricing · Conferences/Events