A Conversation About eBooks Resource Guide

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From the librarians at Los Gatos Library and Marin County Free Library and their panel discussion on eBooks:
Mildred Arencibia
Metadata Librarian, Marin County Free Library

Henry Bankhead
Town Librarian, Los Gatos Library

Mark Coker
CEO, Smashwords

Amanda Jacobs Foust
Electronic Services Librarian, Marin County Free Library

Paul Sims
Library Services Manager, Mountain View Public Library

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A Conversation About eBooks Resource Guide

  1. 1. A Conversation About eBooks  Content Providers 3M Cloud Library - http://3m-ssd.implex.net/cloudapps/ Axis 360 (Baker & Taylor) - http://www.btol.com/axis360/ OverDrive - http://search.overdrive.com/ EBSCO Host - http://ebscohost.com/ebooks Enki (Califa) - http://enkilibrary.org/ Freading - http://freading.com/index Google Play - https://play.google.com/store Project Gutenberg - http://www.gutenberg.org/ OneClickDigital – http://www.oneclickdigital.com Open Library (Internet Archive) - http://openlibrary.org/ Safari Tech Books – http://www.safaribooksonline.com Zinio - http://www.zinio.com/ Help Digital Rights Management http://computer.howstuffworks.com/drm.htm OverDrive Help http://help.overdrive.comSideloading http://portables.about.com/od/ebookreasers/a/Ereader-Sideloading.htm Platforms Platform Comparison: http://oedb.org/ilibrarian/how-to-compare-e-book-platforms-part-i/ Resources: American Libraries: The Big Six Publishers and Library Lending: An Update American Library Association: eBook Media and Communications Toolkit Authors for Library eBooks: http://www.ala.org/transforminglibraries/a4le The Big 6: eBooks in Libraries: Facebook Page District Dispatch: Bestselling authors call for library ebook lending Douglas County: Downloadable Library Journal:  Ebook Fair Play: It’s a License, or a Sale, but It Can’t Be Both Library Renewal: http://libraryrenewal.org/ Los Gatos Public Library: eBooks Marin County Free Library: Downloads Pew Internet: Libraries, patrons, and e-books Smashwords: Your words. Your way. Urban Libraries Council: Libraries, Publishers and Public Access to E-Books

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