If you hear shrieks and moans coming from your library’s stacks or see sinister apparitions floating through the children’s section, blame the Horror Writers Association (HWA).
American Libraries Magazine
More than 700 librarians, publishers, and media representatives participated in the American Library Association’s Virtual Town Hall on Ebooks October 23.
This month Macmillan will begin offering its entire ebook backlist to libraries, Publishers Weekly reported October 17.
Want to learn more about the current digital publishing climate or hear about efforts made by the American Library Association to advocate for library interests in the book world?
The Institute of Museum and Library Services has awarded the American Library Association a Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program grant to establish a Center for the Future of Libraries.
The October 2013 Douglas County (Colo.) Libraries Report on ebook pricing for libraries suggests that things may be looking up for libraries. Of the top 25 ebook bestsellers from Digital Book World, only six are not available for libraries as ebooks. Two of the six are self-published books of an adult nature.
I just returned from New York City as part of an ALA delegation that discussed libraries and ebooks with publishers and related organizations.
In May 2013, when I started to track the Big Six and their library lending terms, there were a lot of changes taking place in the publishing world. I assumed that I’d be issuing updates at least monthly.
For September 2013, the Douglas County (Colo.) Libraries ebook price report takes a look at the ability of libraries to purchase ebook bestsellers on the New York Times list as of September
Have you ever heard the expression, “It’s an honor just to be nominated,” usually gushed by a celebrated entertainer after making the short list for an Oscar or what-have-you?