ATG ORIGINAL: PUBLISHERS STILL UNSETTLED OVER THE FUTURE OF EBOOKS: PART 2 – ACADEMIC LIBRARIES’ PERSPECTIVES

By Nancy Herther (Click here for Publishers Still Unsettled Over the Future of Ebooks: Part 1 – Public Libraries And The Reading Experience.) “The library ecosystem,” explains EBSCO’s Kathleen  McEvoy, “starting with the libraries themselves to publishers and everyone...

ATG Reviews: Age of Exploration, Adam Matthew Digital

Reviewed by: Erin Gallagher, Director of Collection Services, Reed College Library, gallaghere@reed.edu Name of the Database: Age of Exploration Name of the Vendor: Adam Matthew Digital URL: http://www.exploration.amdigital.co.uk/ Purchase Model: One-time purchase...

ATG Original: PUBLISHERS STILL UNSETTLED OVER THE FUTURE OF EBOOKS: PART 1 – PUBLIC LIBRARIES AND THE READING EXPERIENCE

by Nancy Herther eBooks and reading continue to be popular in libraries across the country, despite the continuing influence of other Internet-based entertainment media. A new report from the National Endowment for the Arts, U.S. Trends in Arts Attendance and Literary...

ATG Original: Innovation, Learning & Progress: The Era of Makerspaces

by Nancy K. Herther Makerspaces “herald a new era of creativity and openness that holds promise for a new future of collaboration, open development, and technological and social advances,” I wrote back in 2015. “Much of the energy at these maker gatherings is also due...

ATG Database Reviews: InCites Journal Citation Reports

Reviewed by: Audrey Powers, Associate Librarian for the College of The Arts (apowers@usf.edu) and Matt Torrence, Associate Librarian for the Natural Sciences (torrence@usf.edu), University of South Florida Name of the Vendor: Clarivate URL:...

ATG ORIGINAL: PUBLISHERS STILL UNSETTLED OVER THE FUTURE OF EBOOKS: PART 2 – ACADEMIC LIBRARIES’ PERSPECTIVES

By Nancy Herther (Click here for Publishers Still Unsettled Over the Future of Ebooks: Part 1 –...

ATG Reviews: Age of Exploration, Adam Matthew Digital

Reviewed by: Erin Gallagher, Director of Collection Services, Reed College...

ATG Original: PUBLISHERS STILL UNSETTLED OVER THE FUTURE OF EBOOKS: PART 1 – PUBLIC LIBRARIES AND THE READING EXPERIENCE

by Nancy Herther eBooks and reading continue to be popular in libraries across the country,...

ATG Original: Innovation, Learning & Progress: The Era of Makerspaces

by Nancy K. Herther Makerspaces “herald a new era of creativity and openness that holds promise...

ATG Database Reviews: InCites Journal Citation Reports

Reviewed by: Audrey Powers, Associate Librarian for the College of The Arts (apowers@usf.edu) and...

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