Tag: ebooks

Captain Underpants Soars into the Digital Age

L. McMaken 1-16-12 Cincinnati, OH   The super-popular children's books by author Dav Pilkey will soon be available as eBooks.  After taking a 6-year break from the successful "Captain Underpants" series, the author and his publisher...

Quick Publishing Recap 2011

L. McMaken 1-15-12 Cincinnati, OH The year 2011 saw a surge in eBooks, yet print still held the largest market share. eReaders were the hottest holiday gift. 2011 also saw the demise of some old...

Overdrive’s Most Downloaded Books in December

L. McMaken 1-13-12 Cincinnati, OH OverDrive, the digital provider of eBooks to libraries just released their list of the most downloaded books for December 2011. Their book list includes those eBooks that were checked out,...

eReaders Were Hot Holiday Seller

L. McMaken 1-7-12 Cincinnati, OH       It seems eReaders were one of the top selling gifts this holiday season, with all manufacturers reporting the best sales they've seen. eReaders and digital content were flying...

Guggenheim Releases eCatalogue

L. McMaken 1-1-12 Cincinnati, OH The Guggenheim Museum recently announced they will become the first museum to release an exhibition catalogue e-book. In conjunction with their catalogue, they will also be digitizing many of their...

eBook Prices on the Rise

L. McMaken 12-30-11 Cincinnati, OH If you received a much coveted eReader for the holidays, you won't be happy to discover the price of eBooks is on the rise. In a move by the six...

Librarians and eBooks

L.McMaken 12-29-11 Cincinnati, OH   Libraries, those bastions of print tomes lining shelves are surprisingly embracing eBooks. In a recent survey from ebrary, (a company that provides statistics for libraries) found that "92%" of librarians responding...

Is OverDrive Being Selective of Libraries?

L. McMaken 12-14-11 Cincinnati, OH OverDrive, the digital portal for eBooks to libraries is being called to task for not being equal among libraries. In a recent post from Librarian in Black, it seems libraries...
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