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ALA welcomes Simon & Schuster change to Buy It Now program

Today, the American Library Association (ALA) and its Digital Content Working Group (DCWG) welcomed Simon & Schuster’s announcement that it will allow libraries to opt into the “Buy It Now” program. The publisher began offering all of its ebook titles

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Time change: Saturday ebooks conference session to start at 1:30p.m.

News from the 2014 American Library Association Annual Conference in Las Vegas: The ebooks conference session “ALA and Moving Ahead with Digital Content” will now take place on Saturday, June 28, 2014, from 1:30 to 2:40 p.m. in the Las

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Simon & Schuster expands ebook lending program

This morning, Simon & Schuster revealed that it will expand its pilot library ebook lending program to serve all U.S. libraries. Alan Inouye, director of the American Library Association’s Office for Information Technology Policy, wrote about the news on the

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The Ebook Revolution Expands

What is the American Library Association doing to improve access to ebooks and other digital content? Join ALA’s Digital Content Working Group and hear about recent organizational activities during the 2014 ALA Midwinter Meeting session “ALA and Digital Content: DCWG

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Space is limited: ALA’s first virtual town hall on ebooks

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? Register now for the American Library Association’s Virtual Town Hall on

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