Wednesday, July 27, 2011

A Fantastic Reading List on e-books and e-readers in libraries

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Submitted by Daniel A. Freeman on July 26, 2011 - 8:30am
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On August 4 and August 11, Sue Polanka will present the two-part Workshop, Integrating E-Books and E-Readers into Your Library. Our workshop presenters recommend advance readings to encourage learning and focused discussion. Whether you're planning to attend this event or not, check out the reading list Sue has put together--it's a fantastic overview of what librarians need to know about e-books and e-readers right now. You can register for this workshop, at either an individual or group rate at the ALA Store.


Session 1: Purchasing eBooks for Libraries 

Acquiring eBooks by Lisa Sibert and Carolyn Morris from No Shelf Required: E‐Books in Libraries by Sue Polanka, pages 95‐124 http://www.alaeditions.org/%20No_Shelf_Chapter_6
Collection Development for E-Books  (E-Book Task Force Tip Sheets) by Anne Behler. 
http://www.ala.org/ala/aboutala/offices/oitp/ebook_collection_dev.pdf

What libraries can do when they buy an ebook
http://blog.librarylaw.com/librarylaw/2011/06/what-libraries-can-do-when-they-buy-an-ebook.html

Ebook Summit: Our Ebook Challenge http://www.libraryjournal.com/lj/home/887220-264/ebook_summit_our_ebook_challenge.html.csp

OSLA: eBook Feasibility Study for Public Libraries
http://www.cosla.org/documents/COSLA2270_Report_Final1.pdf

E‐book Distributors for the Public and School Library Markethttp://www.booklistonline.com/ProductInfo.aspx?pid=3070294

In Survey of Academic Librarians and Ebooks, Pointers Toward a Better System 
http://www.libraryjournal.com/article/CA6722546.html

Off The Shelf: eBook Aggregators http://www.booklistonline.com/ProductInfo.aspx?pid=2710528 


Session 2: Lending eBook Readers in Libraries ...

May a Library Lend eBook Readers? Peter Hirtlehttp://blog.librarylaw.com/librarylaw/2010/06/may-a-library-lend-e-book-readers.html

E‐Readers and Libraries by Beth Bouwman

The River Forest Public Library Experience with the Kindle by Blaise Dierks from No Shelf Required: E‐Books in Libraries by Sue Polanka , pages 68 ‐69http://www.alaeditions.org/files/NoShelfRequired_68-69.pdf

The Penn State University SONY E‐book Reader Project by Anne Behler, from No Shelf Required: E‐Books in Libraries by Sue Polanka, pages 88 – 90 
http://www.alaeditions.org/no-shelf-required-pages-88-90 

For reference: 

Facebook Page – Ebook Readers in Libraries http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=14473239090#!/group.php?gid=14473239090&v=info

Kindles at the Unquiet Library http://theunquietlibrary.libguides.com/kindles

eReaders Home Page – Duke University Libraries http://library.duke.edu/ereaders/

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