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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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Posted in e-books, Events, OITP, Washington Office News

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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Posted in e-books, OITP, Public Libraries

Wind at our backs

In late September, leaders from the American Library Association met (for the eighth time) with publishers and related organizations to discuss ebook library lending issues. ALA delegation members—which included ALA President Barbara Stripling and Immediate Past President Maureen Sullivan and

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Getting Ebooks in Libraries: Register Now for the Virtual Town Hall

For the past two years,the American Library Association has worked with publishers, authors and vendors to advocate for fair library ebooks lending practices. Now, ALA leaders are encouraging others to join the ebook library lending discussion by registering for the

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Learn “what’s next” for libraries and digital content as part of ALA Virtual Conference

Publishers Weekly columnist Peter Brantley and ALA Digital Content & Libraries Working Group (DCWG) Co-chair Robert Wolven will discuss “New Directions for Libraries and Digital Content” Wednesday, July 24, at 10:45 a.m. (CDT) as part of the ALA Virtual Conference.

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