More Thoughts on the Kindle Lending Library at Library Renewal

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? Continue reading More Thoughts on the Kindle Lending Library at Library Renewal

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

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 on any technological platform, including the hardware and software the … Continue reading The eBook User’s Bill of Rights #hcod #ebookrights

Top Ten Links 2.3 – All About Ebooks

My personally selected top ten from the links I shared on Twitter 1.16.2011 through 1.22.2011.  In no particular order About Top Ten Links – I share a lot on Twitter over the course of a week. I know not everyone is on Twitter or on Twitter every moment, so last year I decided I would pull the top ten, the best of the best, the most important … Continue reading Top Ten Links 2.3 – All About Ebooks

Top Ten Links Week 38 – Positive Feedback, Library Trends, TechnoLiteracy and More

My personal select top ten from the links I shared on Twitter 9/17/2010 through 9/23/2010. The best of the best and/or the most important stuff I tweeted last week. 1. read this. bookmark it. live it. The Power of Positive Feedback Mere acknowledgment of good performance increases the probability of more good performance. And specificity of feedback — telling the person exactly what you liked about what … Continue reading Top Ten Links Week 38 – Positive Feedback, Library Trends, TechnoLiteracy and More

Ask And You Shall Receive, Jason Griffey Answers My eBooks, DRM and eReader Questions

This morning on Twitter I asked: Can someone explain to me the tech reasons Kindle doesn’t work with library ebooks, know its DRM, want more specific plz & thnx @griffey I included an @griffey at the end because I suspected Jason Griffey was the person I know most likely to know the answer. I wasn’t wrong 🙂 Even better he answered me via a blog post. … Continue reading Ask And You Shall Receive, Jason Griffey Answers My eBooks, DRM and eReader Questions