E-content

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The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation seems to be getting out of the world of libraries, which is a shame.
Posted September 23, 2014 | Comments: 0
It doesn’t matter if a book is paper or pixels: Covers matter. We are drawn to images, and the brighter and more appealing the image, the more briskly the book circulates.
Posted September 12, 2014 | Comments: 0
Read the Douglas County (Colo.) Libraries Ebook Report as a PDF file.
Posted September 8, 2014 | Comments: 0
Every now and then someone publishes a link that should be slipped into every board packet in the nation.
Posted September 5, 2014 | Comments: 0
Local talent in Denver Public Library's downloadable Volume collection
Denver Public Library (DPL) has announced a new service called Volume. The product is intriguing: 37 albums of DRM-free downloadable or streamable music by Colorado artists.
Posted August 19, 2014 | Comments: 0
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Responding to four questions in Publishers Weekly August 13, mega-successful author Hugh Howey
Posted August 18, 2014 | Comments: 1
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There are a lot of interesting conflicts these days in the world of digital publishing. But here’s one I didn’t see coming: interspecies copyright disputes.
Posted August 15, 2014 | Comments: 0
Authors United letter
Douglas Preston, author of techno-thriller and horror novels, wrote a letter protesting the “thuggery” of Amazon against Hachette authors, and urging his fans to let Jeff Bezos know they were upset, too. The campaign has now attracted the support of many other authors, over 900 names big and small.
Posted August 8, 2014 | Comments: 0
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So much hinges on copyright. The doctrine of First Sale meant that publishers couldn’t lock libraries out of the market.
Posted August 8, 2014 | Comments: 0
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Read the Douglas County (Colo.) Libraries Ebook Report as a PDF file.
Posted August 5, 2014 | Comments: 0