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The eBook User’s Bill of Rights #hcod #ebookrights

02.28.2011 · Posted in eBooks

Read this. The eBook User’s Bill of Rights is a statement of the basic freedoms that should be granted to all eBook users. The eBook User’s Bill of Rights Every eBook user should have the following rights: the right to use eBooks under guidelines that favor access over proprietary limitations the right to access eBooks ...

Publishing Industry Forces OverDrive and Other Library eBook Vendors to Take a Giant Step Back

02.25.2011 · Posted in eBooks

Yesterday I received an email from OverDrive with an attachment titled "OverDrive Partner Library Update from Steve Potash", I glanced at it and filed it away in my to-read pile for a later date (which honestly means I may never have gotten to it). This morning Heather Braum brought it to my attention via this post by Joe ...

eBooks and Libraries – We’re Screwed. But Wait! There’s Hope!

02.10.2011 · Posted in eBooks

Last September I participated in the virtual Summit Ebooks: Libraries at the Tipping Point hosted by Library Journal and Library School Journal. One of the sessions everyone was, and still is, talking about was the talk by Eli Neiburger (Neibruger is an Associate Director for IT and Producation at a public library and Library Renewal ...