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More Thoughts on the Kindle Lending Library at Library Renewal

05.13.2011 · Posted in Digital Services, eBooks

I've shared some additional thoughts about the news of the forthcoming Kindle Lending Library, as Amazon likes to call, or as we librarians like to call it, Kindle owners will finally be able to use library ebooks, it in a post at Library Renewal. Library eBooks Coming Soon to Amazon Kindle! But At What Cost? ...

Some Questions for Overdrive and Amazon about the Kindle Lending Library – Updated

04.20.2011 · Posted in eBooks

This morning Amazing announced their Kindle Lending Library. Amazon today announced Kindle Library Lending, a new feature launching later this year that will allow Kindle customers to borrow Kindle books from over 11,000 libraries in the United States. Kindle Library Lending will be available for all generations of Kindle devices and free Kindle reading apps. ...

My First Post at Library Renewal – ALA EQUACC Interim Report

04.13.2011 · Posted in Digital Services, eBooks

Recently I was invited to be a contributing editor at Library Renewal* and I was delighted to accept (because I need more projects!) :-)  Seriously I think what is happening right now with access to electronic content is very important. Tonight I published my first post, simply the Interim Report released by The Presidential Task Force ...

Is A Boycott of HarperCollins The Right Course of Action at This Time? #hcod #ebookrights

02.28.2011 · Posted in eBooks

In case you haven't seen it, there is a new site organizing a boycott of HarperCollins. Conversations about this have popped up on Twitter, Facebook and in the comments of my original post about the HarperCollines Fiasco, so  I thought I'd provide a venue for discussion just about this issue. I'm inclined to agree with Toby Greenwalt on ...