Category: e-books

Sue Hodges is Former Chair of WHELF and Former Director of Libraries and Archives at Bangor University. Sue contributed to the Academic Book of the Future project and her article has now been added to the project’s BOOC – an ever-developing …

Sue Hodges’ Contribution to Academic Book of the Future Read More »

Following the ‘hyperlinks do not infringe copyright‘ case at the CJEU, and bearing in mind the US ruling on Google books last year, the CJEU has now been asked to contemplate the library’s use of scanned material. This one could …

Another interesting CJEU case to follow Read More »

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:

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The JISC Collections Summer Roadshows are taking place at Cardiff University and other venues over the summer. The events are aimed at librarians in the JISC Collections member institutions and are open to both HE and FE. The Cardiff roadshow …

JISC Collections Roadshow in Cardiff – 7 June Read More »

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Read Alyson Tyler’s comprehensive blog post to find out more about this event  in Aberystwyth on Friday 25th November. Three out of the five talks on the programme were related to public libraries and e-books, but there was a good …

E-books day in Wales – a review Read More »

A UK-wide digital library for British higher education is in reach, says Ann Rossiter (SCONUL), if we can sort the licensing out. The UK’s status as a world leader in research depends on its institutions having the best possible access …

National knowledge service Read More »

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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 …

Turning the Page: the future of ebooks Read More »

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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 …

Digital Information Conference 2010 Read More »

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An excellent update from Karl Drinkwater on e-books and e-book readers:

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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] …

E-books exchange of experience – Friday 5th March Read More »

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