LJ’s third annual Ebook third annual ebook summit “The Digital Shift: Libraries, Ebooks, and Beyond” featured insightful presentations and lively discussions on topics ranging from ebook discovery, how ebooks have affected collection development strategies, the growth of etextbooks, and a post-mortem on the industry’s response to the Research Works Act early this year.
Can librarians act on their principles? Barbara Fister hopes so.
Barbara Fister connects the dots between chicken farmers, microbreweries, book lovers, and scholars.
Controversy over the Research Works Act is turning many scholars into activists, writes Barbara Fister.
Barbara Fister thinks libraries are designed to withstand heavy weather.