Tag Archives: Jamie LaRue

Librarians to Talk E-book Models that Work at ALA Midwinter Meeting

Libraries are taking on the e-book challenge by creating their own solutions to get e-books into the hands of library readers. Join members of the ALA Digital Content Working Group (DCWG) at the ALA Midwinter Meeting on January 26, 2013, as they examine current e-book lending systems and offer perspectives on future directions. The e-book session–titled “Starting from Scratch: New Recipes ... Read More »

Book Industry Panel to Discuss E-book Lending Practices at ALA Midwinter Meeting

Over the past year, the American Library Association (ALA) has taken significant steps to address the e-book library lending issue affecting libraries, including the development of an e-book business models report and the implementation of an aggressive publicity campaign, among other tactics. On Saturday, January 26, 2013, library leaders will discuss ALA initiatives to advocate for fair e-book library lending ... Read More »

This Week: ALA Seeking Feedback on Digital Content

The ALA’s Digital Content and Libraries Working Group, which tackles ebook-related issues, is seeking feedback from individuals who experiment with the creation, publication, and preservation of digital content. The deadline to participate in the survey is Friday, June 1, 2012. We are looking for digitization effort experiments that can help ALA recommend policies, address issues, or promote information exchange about ... Read More »