Tag: e-books

Recent briefings on e-books and libraries

Take a look at this useful post from Alyson Tyler to keep up-to-date with the current state of play with e-books and libraries: http://libalyson.wordpress.com/2012/08/10/recent-briefings-in-e-books-and-libraries/

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Turning the Page: the future of ebooks

This new study examines trends and developments in the eBooks and eReaders market in the United States, United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and Germany, and discusses major challenges and key questions for the publishing industry worldwide. It also identifies market opportunities

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Digital Information Conference 2010

28 October 2010 – Kings Place, London Librarians and information professionals are faced with a large number of choices when migrating content online. CILIP’s Digital Information Conference titled ‘The challenge of choice’ provides delegates with clarity to interpret the implications for

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E-books on the agenda – an update

An excellent update from Karl Drinkwater on e-books and e-book readers: http://blogs.rsc-wales.ac.uk/lr/2010/09/15/e-books-on-the-agenda-an-update/

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E-books exchange of experience – Friday 5th March

WHELF organised this event at UWIC in Cardiff as an opportunity for librarians in Wales to share their experiences of e-books. In the morning, librarians from three of the universities (Swansea University, UWIC, Cardiff University) talked about their e-book collections. [slideshare id=3508202&doc=ebooksatswanseauni-march2010-100322072605-phpapp01]

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New date – WHELF e-book exchange of experience

Friday 5 March 2010 The purpose of the event is to share good practice and to consider potential developments in relation to e-books. Attendance is free with as many attendees welcome as possible. The event will be held at UWIC in

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Writings about e-book publishing, 2010

While  2009 is not yet signed off, Chris Armstrong has begun his “Writings about e-book publishing, 2010”  There are details of two good articles at http://tinyurl.com/yzj66jl

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WHELF e-book exchange of experience

14 January 2010 The purpose of the event is to share good practice and to consider potential developments in relation to e-books. Attendance is free with as many attendees welcome as possible. The event will be held at UWIC in

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Building on collaboration: the WHELF e-book deal

An article by Jeremy Atkinson and Paul Riley in SCONUL Focus, Number 45, 2009: http://www.sconul.ac.uk/publications/newsletter/45/31.pdf In December 2007, at an event at the National Library of Wales, WHELF launched its innovative e-book deal arranged with the Online Computer Library Center

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WHELF e-books consortium

A year ago WHELF launched a new collaborative e-books service with OCLC. NetLibrary provides 85,000 Welsh students and National Library users with access to over 700 e-book titles. The consortium has now been given representation on an International Advisory Board to

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