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E-books / by Miller, Debra A.;
Includes bibliographical references (p. 144-148) and index.Are E-books better than paper books? E-books have many advantages compared to traditional books / Jason Cross and Melissa J. Perenson ; E-books have great benefits for academic and research libraries / Sue Polanka ; E-books allow authors to self-publish easily / Bethany Ramos ; Paper books are still the best way to read books / Eric Sammons ; E-books will widen the digital divide / Christopher Mims ; E-books are not greener than paper books / Sierra Club Green Home -- Should libraries buy and lend e-books? There should be a vibrant rental of e-books by libraries / Martin Taylor ; The e-book market must open to facilitate e-book usage by libraries / Tim Kambitsch ; E-book sellers should listen to the concerns of libraries / Kate Sheehan ; Both libraries and book publishers should respond creatively to the public demand for e-books / Kent Anderson ; Libraries should get out of the e-book business / Bobbi Newman ; There are good reasons for libraries not to use e-books yet / Evan Williamson ; Many libraries cannot afford e-book prices / Michael Kelley -- How should e-books be priced? E-book pricing should be decided by e-book publishers / TendersInfo News ; E-book consumers prefer Amazon's low e-book prices / Charles Cooper ; Public libraries should root for Amazon to win the e-book pricing war / PublicLibraries.com ; Publishers must price e-books higher than Amazon to cover publishing costs / Curt Matthews ; E-book publishers may lose by keeping e-book prices artificially high / Mathew Ingram ; Amazon's predatory pricing could destroy bookstores and print book publishers / Husna Haq ; The US Department of Justice e-book lawsuit will have little effect on price competition / Matthew Yglesias --What is the future for e-books? The future of writing is digital / Sam Harris ; E-books and paper books will coexist / Jan Swafford ; E-books are already creating a self-publishing revolution / Deirdre Donahue ; Five e-book trends that will change the future of publishing / Philip Ruppel ; E-books will change the textbook business / Jeffrey R. Young ; E-books may result in the end of libraries as book-lending institutions / Jonathan Rochkind.
Subjects: Electronic books.;
© c2013., Greenhaven Press,
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No shelf required : e-books in libraries / by Polanka, Sue.;
Includes bibliographical references and index.Sue Polanka brings together a variety of professionals to share their expertise about e-books with librarians and publishers. Providing forward-thinking ideas while remaining grounded in practical information that can be implemented in all kinds of libraries, the topics explored include an introduction to e-books and their different types, an overview of their history and development, e-book technology, why e-books are good for learning, and how librarians can market them to a wide range of users.--[back cover]
Subjects: Libraries and electronic publishing.; Electronic books.;
© 2011., American Library Association,
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eBooked! : integrating free online book sites into your library collection / by Bandy, H. Anthony.;
"This book takes a comprehensive look at today's online book sites, such asGoogle Books and HathiTrust, lending the necessary knowledge, skills, and resources to get up to speed on these amazing digital resources and use them effectively in the library setting"--Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-205) and index.
Subjects: Libraries; Electronic books; Books;
© [2013], Libraries Unlimited,
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The reference librarian's bible : print and digital reference resources every library should own / by Sowards, Steven W.,editor.; Chenoweth, Juneal M.,editor.;
"Divided into dedicated categories about the subjects most meaningful to librarians, this valuable resource reviews 500 texts across all major fields"--Includes bibliographical references and indexes.General reference works -- Social sciences -- History and area studies -- Humanities -- Sciences.
Subjects: Reference books; Electronic reference sources;
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Reference and information services : an introduction / by Cassell, Kay Ann,author.; Hiremath, Uma,author.;
"The fifth edition of Reference and Information Services: An Introduction is consciously aimed at arming the reference librarian with the skills, expertise, and mindset needed to keep up with changing resources and best practices"--Includes bibliographical references and indexes.Part I. Fundamental concepts -- Introduction to reference and information services -- Determining the question : in-person, telephone, and virtual reference interviews -- Finding the answer : basic search techniques -- Part II. Introduction to major reference sources -- Answering questions about books, magazines, newspapers, libraries and publishing, and bibliographic networks : bibliographic resources -- Answering questions about anything and everything : encyclopedias -- Answering questions that require handy facts : ready reference sources -- Answering questions about words : dictionaries, concordances, and manuals -- Answering questions about current events, issues and research topics : databases and indexes -- Answering questions about law and business : special guidelines and sources -- Answering questions about health : special guidelines and sources / Emily Vardell -- Answering questions about geography, countries, and travel : atlases, gazetteers, maps, geographic information systems, and travel guides -- Answering questions about the lives of people : biographical information sources -- Answering questions about government and related issues : government information sources -- Part III. Special topics in reference and information services -- When and how to use the internet as a primary reference tool -- Reference as programming -- Readers' advisory services / Maria Fesz and Cynthia Orr -- Reference services for children and young adults / Melissa Gross -- Information literacy in the reference department -- Part IV. Developing and managing reference collections and services -- Selecting and evaluating reference materials -- Managing reference departments -- Assessing and improving reference services -- Ethics in reference / Diana Floegel -- Reference 2.0 -- The future of information services -- Appendix A. RUSA outstanding reference sources 2012-2022 -- Appendix B. RUSA definition of reference.
Subjects: Reference services (Libraries); Electronic reference services (Libraries); Reference books; Electronic reference sources;
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Are books becoming extinct? / by Haugen, David M.,1969-; Musser, Susan.;
"1. Digital Printing; 2. Ebooks; 3. Libraries and Ebooks; 4. Electronic Readers Are More Environmentally Friendly Than Print Books; 5. Books Are an Expendable Format, but Long-Form Writing Must Continue; 6. Books Still Matter in a Digital Age and Will Survive"--Includes bibliographical references and index.Digital printing will destroy book publishing / Evan Schnittman -- Digital printing will save book publishing / Nic Boshart -- Digital printing will destroy traditional supply and retail book markets / Richard Nash -- E-books will replace disposable bound books / Craig Mod -- E-books will not replace bound books / Rundy Purdy -- Libraries need to face the challenges presented by e-books / Eric Hellman -- Publishers and libraries need to adapt to the demands of e-book readers / Dan Tonkery -- Libraries need to ask tough questions before embracing e-books / Meredith Farkas -- Electronic readers are more environmentally friendly than print books / Brian Palmer -- Books are an expendable format, but long-form writing must continue / Dianne Wachtell -- Books still matter in a digital age / John Donatich -- Books have always survived predictions of their demise / Ben Ehrenreich.
Subjects: Electronic publishing; Electronic books; Book industries and trade; Publishers and publishing; Books; Books and reading;
© 2012., Greenhaven Press,
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Eyes wide open, the full story. by Dekker, Ted,1962-author.;
"My name is Christy Snow. I'm seventeen and I'm about to die. I'm buried in a coffin under tons of concrete. No one knows where I am. ... Some will say that I m not really here. Some will say I'm delusional. Some will say that I don't even exist. But who are they? I'm the one buried in a grave. ... So who are you?"--P. [4] of cover.Christy and Austin, teenage friends with "forgotten" childhoods, get lost in a mental hospital in Boston. Hospital administration gives them new names and identities, as Scott and Alice. As their perceptions of reality shift and they search for the truth, they meet an enigmatic Outlaw who helps them see beyond the lies.
Subjects: Teenage girls; Identity (Psychology);
© [2014], Worthy Publishing,
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The birth order book / [electronic resource]. by Leman, Kevin.;
Key insights into birth order help readers understand themselves and improve their marriage, parenting, and career skills.Electronic reproduction.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Nonfiction.; Self-Improvement.;
© 2004.,
On-line resources: http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=130119&titleID=451099 -- Click to access digital title in OverDrive.;
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Doping : A Sporting History. by Henning, April.; Dimeo, Paul.;
Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2023. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Doping in sports.;
On-line resources: https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/kirtland-ebooks/detail.action?docID=6976895 -- Available online. Click here to access.;
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Paleontology : an illustrated history / by Bainbridge, David,author.;
Description based on print version record.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2018. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Paleontology;
On-line resources: https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/kirtland-ebooks/detail.action?docID=6865559 -- Available online. Click here to access.;
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