Tag: libraries

Petition: Fund the 2013-2015 budget requests from the Nebraska Library Commission

Help fund ebooks and electronic databases for Nebraska residents! There are three requests that need to

AL Live: The Present and Future of E-Books

I attended this session yesterday and if you missed it but are interested in the topic, this is a session you should take the time to watch.

Triangulation 98: Brewster Kahle

The Internet Archive, The Open Library, copyright & libraries. Watch this interview with the man at the center of all of it.  

This is not a business…

Thinking about things of heard regarding libraries over the past three days, this comic resonate to me: via gapingvoid.

The Johnson County Library has gone to the goats


And what about all the stuff librarians have to teach us about using the net?

26 rolled her eyes. “Not so little, mate. She really knows her stuff. Getting good grades, apparently.” “Really? I thought you said you were in trouble at school?” She giggled. “I started checking out library books and bringing ’em down to the MP’s surgery, and did all my studying in his waiting room. At first I […]

Penguin Revisits Library Pilot Terms

A step in the right direction: Penguin Group USA revealed today that, as of April 2, it will remove the six-month embargo on ebook titles licensed to libraries and instead offer new titles immediately after they are released in the consumer market. Other pilot terms are expected to continue, including a one-year expiration date on ebooks […]

E-Learning in Libraries: Best Practices

Chapter 2 by yours truly & Christa Burns.

IMLS Advisory: e-book reader lending programs

“The purpose of this advisory is to provide information to help ensure that electronic book