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eReading - How is reading changing? - 1 views

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    Jamie McKenzie discusses the development of e-reading
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The League of Extraordinary Librarians: SLJ's latest tech survey shows that media speci... - 1 views

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    "According to School Library Journal's 2012 School Technology Survey, media specialists are leading the charge to bring new media, mobile devices, social apps, and web-based technologies into our nation's classrooms."
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What To Do When Kids Aren't Allowed To Read Digital Books in School | Scales on Censors... - 2 views

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    Ebooks outlawed in class. The September issue of School Library Journal addressed not one, but two reader issues pertaining to digital access by K-12 students. Pat Scales, chair of the American Library Association's Intellectual Freedom Committee, has dealt with many a book challenge and attempts to ban library materials. In her column, "Scales on Censorship," she addresses situations faced by readers. But "this is the first I've encountered in which a book's format has been censored," she writes.
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Academic publishing: The essential checklist for ebook authors | Higher Education Netwo... - 1 views

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    Ebooks can make an important contribution to knowledge but quality remains an issue for the academic community. Sophie Tergeist lists five ways to ensure your ebook is up to scratch
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How We Will Read: Clay Shirky - 3 views

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    This post is part of "How We Will Read," an interview series exploring the future of books from the perspectives of publishers, writers, and intellectuals.
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New from Pew: The Rise of e-Reading « NeverEndingSearch - 0 views

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ALA President Molly Raphael releases report on e-book talks with e-book distributors | ... - 0 views

  • American Library Association (ALA) President Molly Raphael released the following report regarding meetings with e-book distributors during the Public Library Association (PLA) Conference, March 13 - 17
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    A report, released by American Library Association (ALA) President Molly Raphael, regarding meetings with e-book distributors during the Public Library Association (PLA) Conference, March 13 - 17.
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Kno - Save 30-50% Off On Over 150,000 eTextbook Titles That You Can Read On the Web & iPad - 3 views

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    Ebooks downloaded through Kno offer capabilities like 3D diagrams and a "Quiz Me" button that tests readers on portions in the textbook. By utilizing its search mechanism, readers will be able to find certain words and sections with a simple click. Other than its interactive elements, ebooks are up to 50% off their market price.
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8 Unexpected Downsides of the Switch to E-books | Cracked.com - 5 views

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    Humourous look at e-books andf e-book readers
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The reading rules | bigbookcase - 2 views

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    From Karen Powers' blog. She is a teacher librarian, reader and part-time writer. These rules are "everything you need to know about turning your child into a reader".
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