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Maggie Verster

eBook Business Models: A Scorecard for Public Libraries - Zunia.org - 1 views

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    "Unlike a printed book, a single copy of an ebook could potentially be read by many users simultaneously, from any location. Thus, a major concern of publishers is that ebook borrowing from libraries will be so easy as to erode sales to readers. To counter this, many publishers insist on terms that replicate aspects of print book lending. Some of these terms may be necessary and tolerable, at least temporarily, to offset perceived risks in selling ebooks to libraries. Others, such as requiring patrons to come to the library to check out ebooks, will be onerous to patrons and damaging to perceptions of library service. With today's rapidly changing business environment for ebooks, the choices that libraries make today can have profound impact on the direction taken by the entire reading ecosystem. It is thus of utmost importance that these choices be made with careful consideration of the needs of both present and future users. Decisions are best made in the context of an informed community and never in isolation."
Maggie Verster

Free ePub Converter - Convert PDF and other types of documents & ebooks to ePub format - 0 views

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    Convert your files to various ebook formats, including industry standard ePub. Right in your browser you can easily convert PDF to ePub, DOC to ePub, MOBI, LIT, LRF to ePub and many more. 2EPUB is 100% free online ebook converter. Input formats: doc, docx, epub, fb2, html, lit, lrf, mobi, odt, pdb, pdf, prc, rtf, txt. Output formats: epub, fb2, lit, lrf, mobi
Maggie Verster

Paper-free education - what can possibly go wring? - 0 views

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    I love the classroom possibilities that new technology brings, and I'm aware of the massive impact phones, tablets or whatever can have on the ability of students to continue their studies outside the classroom in a manner they feel comfortable with. Paper-free education - what can possibly go wring? http://t.co/zWYOWddv @endineering
Maggie Verster

Hundred Zeros - Download Free Books - 0 views

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    Hundred Zeros is a frequently updated catalog of best-sellers that are free on Amazon. You can also download and read Kindle ebooks on your computer, mobile phone, tablet, or the browser.
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