Archive for the 'E-Books' Category

"The Community-Led Open Publication Infrastructures for Monographs (COPIM) Project"

Posted in E-Books, Open Access, Publishing, Research Libraries, Scholarly Books on December 10th, 2020

https://crln.acrl.org/index.php/crlnews/article/view/24726/32565

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"Amazon Publishing in Talks to Offer E-books to Public Libraries"

Posted in E-Books, Publishing on December 8th, 2020

https://cutt.ly/GhWYkmn

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UK–Campaign to Investigate the Academic Ebook Market: "University Staff Urge Probe into E-book Pricing ‘Scandal’"

Posted in E-Books, Publishing, Scholarly Books on November 16th, 2020

https://www.bbc.com/news/business-54922764

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Paywall: "The Open Access Monograph Conundrum Can Be Solved"

Posted in E-Books, Open Access, Publishing, Scholarly Books on November 10th, 2020

https://www.timeshighereducation.com/blog/open-access-monograph-conundrum-can-be-solved

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"Springer Nature Extends Digital Flexibility in Its New Ebook Offers"

Posted in E-Books, License Agreements/Contracts, Publishing, Scholarly Books on October 8th, 2020

https://tinyurl.com/yyfbcxkd

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"Publishers Worry as Ebooks Fly off Libraries’ Virtual Shelves"

Posted in E-Books, Libraries, License Agreements/Contracts, Publishing, Research Libraries, Scholarly Books on October 5th, 2020

https://tinyurl.com/y4ubyarl

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"Open Access Books in the Humanities and Social Sciences: an Open Access Altmetric Advantage"

Posted in E-Books, Open Access, Publishing, Scholarly Journals, Scholarly Metrics on September 25th, 2020

https://arxiv.org/abs/2009.10442v1

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More Readers in More Places: The Benefits of Open Access for Scholarly Books

Posted in E-Books, Open Access, Publishing, Reports and White Papers, Scholarly Books on September 14th, 2020

https://zenodo.org/record/4014905#.X10U72hKh3g

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Diversifying Readership through Open Access: A Usage Analysis for OA Books

Posted in E-Books, Open Access, Publishing, Reports and White Papers, Scholarly Books on September 11th, 2020

https://tinyurl.com/y27rfffv

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COPIM—Revenue Models for Open Access Monographs 2020

Posted in E-Books, Open Access, Publishing, Scholarly Books on September 9th, 2020

https://zenodo.org/record/4011836#.X1fOPXlKh3g

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"New Publisher Helsinki University Press Launched—First Publications Now Openly Available"

Posted in E-Books, Open Access, Publishing, Scholarly Books, University Presses on February 27th, 2020

https://www.helsinki.fi/en/news/higher-education-science-policy/new-publisher-helsinki-university-press-launched-first-publications-now-openly-available

"With Student Textbook Savings Nearing $50 Million, SUNY Chancellor to Double Courses Offered with Free, Digital Learning Materials"

Posted in E-Books, Open Access, Open Educational Resources, Publishing on February 6th, 2020

https://www.suny.edu/suny-news/press-releases/02-20/2-4-20/2-4-20-oer-savings.html

North Dakota State Library and Macmillan E-Books: "State Library Extends Boycott Indefinitely"

Posted in E-Books, License Agreements/Contracts, Publishing on February 5th, 2020

https://www.kxnet.com/news/local-news/state-library-extends-boycott-indefinitely/

Chief Officers of State Library Agencies: "Position Statement on Controlled Digital Lending by Libraries endorsed by COSLA"

Posted in Copyright, Digital Rights Management, E-Books, Libraries, Publishing on January 31st, 2020

https://www.cosla.org/News/ArtMID/473/ArticleID/40/Position-Statement-on-Controlled-Digital-Lending-by-Libraries-endorsed-by-COSLA

OA Book Platform from Knowledge Unlatched: "Open Research Library Launches, Aiming to Bring Together Open Access Content in One Platform"

Posted in Digital Repositories, E-Books, Open Access, Publishing, Scholarly Books on January 30th, 2020

http://www.stm-publishing.com/open-research-library-launches-aiming-to-bring-together-open-access-content-in-one-platform/

E-Book Embargo: "Macmillan CEO Talks to Librarians at ALA Midwinter"

Posted in E-Books, Publishing on January 29th, 2020

http://newsbreaks.infotoday.com/Spotlight/Macmillan-CEO-Talks-to-Librarians-at-ALA-Midwinter-136267.asp

See also "ALA Midwinter 2020: Macmillan CEO John Sargent, Librarians Spar Over E-book Embargo": https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/libraries/article/82261-ala-midwinter-2020-macmillan-ceo-john-sargent-librarians-spar-over-e-book-embargo.html

"Penguin Random House Removes Ebooks from Unlimited Platforms"

Posted in E-Books, Publishing on January 24th, 2020

https://goodereader.com/blog/digital-publishing/penguin-random-house-removes-ebooks-from-unlimited-platforms

"The Open-Factor: Toward Impact-Aligned Measures of Open-Access eBook Usage"

Posted in E-Books, Open Access, Publishing, Scholarly Books, Scholarly Metrics on December 10th, 2019

http://dx.doi.org/10.3998/3336451.0022.104

"Make E-books Accessible Now"

Posted in E-Books, Publishing, Scholarly Books on November 19th, 2019

https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/81705-make-e-books-accessible-now.html

"Libraries Respond to Macmillan Ebook Embargo with Boycotts, Advocacy"

Posted in E-Books, Libraries, License Agreements/Contracts, Publishing on November 15th, 2019

https://www.libraryjournal.com/?detailStory=libraries-respond-macmillan-ebook-embargo-boycotts-advocacy

Urban Libraries Council: "North American Elected Officials Send Message to E-Book Publishers: Price Gouging Public Libraries Is Unacceptable"

Posted in E-Books, License Agreements/Contracts, Publishing on November 15th, 2019

https://www.urbanlibraries.org/files/ULC_Press-Release_Statement-on-Ebook-Equity.pdf

King County Library System: "Editorial: Why We Choose to Boycott Macmillan E-books"

Posted in E-Books, License Agreements/Contracts, Publishing on November 13th, 2019

https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/libraries/article/81688-editorial-why-we-are-boycotting-macmillan-e-books.html

University of Toronto Data Analysis: "Understanding and Measuring E-Book Packages: Print Purchasing Patterns and Book Usage"

Posted in ARL Libraries, E-Books, Electronic Resources, Publishing, Research Libraries, Scholarly Books on November 13th, 2019

https://docs.lib.purdue.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2033&context=charleston

Requires ALA Login: "Experts or Dummies? Quality of E-Book Pool and User Selections in a Consortial Demand Driven Acquisition Program"

Posted in E-Books, Research Libraries, Scholarly Books on November 11th, 2019

https://journals.ala.org/index.php/lrts/article/view/7071

"Ebook Piracy Grows, Contrary to the Trend"

Posted in Copyright, E-Books, License Agreements/Contracts, Publishing on October 14th, 2019

https://torrentfreak.com/ebook-piracy-grows-contrary-to-the-trend/


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