Tag Archives | e-books

Content in the Digital World

Guest blog by Scott Hargrove, director of IT and support services for the Fraser Valley Regional Library, and a presenter on digital competition at the Future of Libraries Institute. In a previous blog posting (2013 11 25), I noted the incredible growth of non-traditional competition that libraries are facing in the digital era. At the […]

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Your E-Book Is Reading You

This piece is a selective summary from the Wall Street Journal with questions for libraries, and our use of data analytics, inserted. According to Alexandra Alter, writing in the Journal,it takes the average reader just seven hours to read the final book in Suzanne Collins’s Hunger Games trilogy on the Kobo e-reader—about 57 pages an […]

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Moving to 30,000 Feet

Last week in this blog Jacqueline van Dyck talked about the demise of libraries forecast a few decades ago (They Shot the Horses). She noted the need for new models, new approaches, new thinking. Here in the midst of conference season, scan the list of sessions. Advocacy is big – selling what we are doing […]

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