ALAMW – ALA Washington Office Program on eBooks

January 5th, 2011 · Comments Off

Saturday, January 8th, ALA’s Washington Office is presenting, Turning the Page on E-books, a moderated discussion on the challenges and opportunities for libraries and their patrons from 8:30 – 10:00 a.m. in the Convention Center, Room 02.  Panelists and speakers include:  Brewster Kahle, Digital Librarian and Founder of the Internet Archive; Tom Peters, CEO of […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Conferences/Events · Library News · Public Libraries · School Libraries

Public Libraries and the Future of E-books: COSLA Report

July 29th, 2010 · Comments Off

COSLA, the Chief Officers of State Library Agencies, conducted a study on the future of eBooks and eBook readers in public library.  Their findings and suggestions: low cost, library friendly devices will not be a problem improve library purchasing power through consortia pursue eReader certification by libraries investigate discovery services like Internet Archive’s Book Server […]

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Tags: Articles of Interest · Discovery · Ebook Readers · Public Libraries · Publishing · Self Publishing · Surveys/Statistics