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E-readers, E-books and More!
Resources abound for information about ebooks, ereaders and mobile devices. This page will be continuously updated so be sure to return to discover what's new! Here are some to get you started:
Resources from SPLAT Workshop at ILA Spring Conferences (2013)
- e-Reader and e-Book Resources
- Apple iPad Tip Sheet
- Transferable Skills to New Devices
- Apps to Use in the Library
Mobile Devices: Instructions & Tips (09/01/2012)
eBooks - Digital Literacy Update Workshops (Fall 2012)
Library Policies - WebJunction
Setting Up Accounts for E-Readers - WebJunction
Updates on E-book Resources (06/11/2012)
A comprehensive "alternative models" list from lisinfo.org: eBook Options for Libraries - http://lisinfo.org/ebooks/latest/
Douglas County Libraries, Colorado: http://douglascountylibraries.org/content/new-e-book-partnership
Resources for Educating Your Patrons About E-books: http://ebooksinlibraries.blogspot.com/
Digital Shift: Top Libraries in U.S. and Canada Issue Statement Demanding Better E-book Services: http://www.thedigitalshift.com/2012/06/ebooks/top-libraries-in-u-s-and-c...
Using Mobile Devices in the Library (December 2012)
Archive, slides, and Resources from Lending E-Reader Webinar (February 2012)
Archive of Demystifying Ereaders! (January 2012) Webinar plus handouts ....
- Demystifying eReaders: Slide Presentations by Michelle Angell, Pierce County Library, Lindsay Zamara, Boise Public Library, and Lorena O'English, Washington State University
- Demystifying eReaders: Resources and Contact information
A Guide to Publishers in the Library Ebook Market - Michale Kelley - The Digital Shift - February 24, 2012
Frugal Librarian -- a resource that provides daily updates in regard to free e-book resources
Project Gutenburg -- a resource for downloading free e-book resources
eDiscover the Classics – http://www.clicweb.org/e-discover-home - Download MARC records to use in your local catalog so patrons can link
directly to Project Gutenberg free ebooks.
American Libraries eContent Blog – Read this regularly. http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/e-content ~ a good source for news regarding changes in ebook publishing and library
delivery of ebooks
Ebooks for Libraries - http://ebooksforlibraries.com/ - A petition for the public (or anyone) along with some easy-to-digest information about the challenges public libraries face in getting library access to popular ebooks.
MARC Records for eBooks in LearningExpress Library: http://libraries.idaho.gov/page/learningexpress-library(about mid-way down the page)
Digital Rights Management (DRM) Tip Sheet: http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/sites/default/files/DRM%20Library%20Education%20Tip%20Sheet_7_10_12.pdf.
– important information for ALL library staff to understand as it impacts
delivery of ebooks, eaudiobooks and other electronic media.
EBook Business Models for Public Libraries: http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/sites/default/files/EbookBusinessModelsPublicLibs_ALA.pdf
-- Report of the ALA Digital Content Working Group.