Further Reading

The following select list of articles, books and websites were referred to whilst undertaking research for the eLending portal. 


Articles and Reports

American Library Association, Office of Information Technology.  “Frequently Asked E-book Questions from Public Librarians” http://www.ala.org/offices/sites/ala.org.offices/files/content/oitp/e-bo... (2011)

American Library Association, EBook Business models for Public Libraries.  http://www.ala.org/transforminglibraries/ebook-business-models-public-libraries (2012)

American Library Association, Ebook Business Models a Scorecard for public Libraries.  http://www.districtdispatch.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/Ebook_Scorecard.pdf (2012)

Australia Library and Information Association, Ebooks and elending issues paper. Available from: http://www.alia.org.au/sites/default/files/documents/advocacy/Ebooks%20and%20Elending%20Issues%20Paper%20FINAL.pdf (January 2013)

Australian Library and Information Association, ALIA position Statement on ebooks and elending http://www.alia.org.au/sites/default/files/documents/advocacy/ALIAebooksandelendingposition130522.pdf (May 2013) 

Bensen, S and Kirby S, 2012. E-books and Libraries: an Economic Perspective. Available from: http://www.ala.org/offices/sites/ala.org.offices/files/content/oitp/publications/booksstudies/ebooks_libraries_economic_perspective.pdf

Book Industry Collaborative Council Final Report http://www.publishers.asn.au/documents/item/157 (September 2013)

COSLA : eBook Feasibility Study for Public Libraries.  Available from: http://www.cosla.org/documents/COSLA2270_Report_Final1.pdf  (June 30, 2010)

Emery, Jill and Graham Stone 2013, 'Techniques for Electronic Resource Management', Library Technology Reports, vol. 49 Issue 2, p1-43 

IFLA E-Lending Background Paper http://www.ifla.org/news/ifla-releases-background-paper-on-e-lending (2012)

IFLA, Libraries, e-Lending and the Future of Public Access to Digital Content: http://www.ifla.org/files/assets/hq/topics/e-lending/thinkpiece-on-libraries-elending.pdf  (2013)

Junus, S. G. R. 2012. "E-Books and E-Readers for Users with Print Disabilities." Library Technology Reports 48 (7): p22-28

LaRue, James. 2012, All Hat, No Cattle: A call for libraries to transform before it's too late. Available from: http://www.thedigitalshift.com/2012/06/ebooks/all-hat-no-cattle-a-call-for-libraries-to-transform-before-its-too-late/

Lebert, Marie 2009. A Short History of eBooks. NEF, University of Toronto. Available from:  http://www.etudes-francaises.net/dossiers/ebookEN.pdf

Lee King, David. 2011, Content Creation, Media Labs, and Hackerspaces. 15 December 2011. David Lee King: Blog. Available from http://www.davidleeking.com/?s=content+creation

O'Brien, D, Gasser, U and J, Palfrey 2012. E-Books in Libraries A briefing document developed in preparation for a workshop on E-lending in Libraries. Available from http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2111396 

Peters, T 2012, 'Libraries as Zones for Content Creation, Indie Publishing, and Print on Demand' in No Shelf Required 2: Use and Management of Electronic Books, ed Sue Polanka, American Library Association, London, pp. 155-170

Polanka, Sue (ed.) 2011, 'No Shelf Required Guide to E-Book Purchasing'Library Technology Reports, vol. 47 Issue 8, p1-59  American Library Association, Chicago. 

Rainie, L, Zickuhr, K, Purcell, K, Madden, M, and Joanna Brenner 2012. The Rise of e-reading. Pew Internet. Available from: http://libraries.pewinternet.org/2012/04/04/the-rise-of-e-reading/

Rainie, L, Zickuhr, K, Purcell, K, Madden, M, and Joanna Brenner 2012. Libraries, patrons, and e-books. Pew Internet. Available from:  http://libraries.pewinternet.org/2012/06/22/libraries-patrons-and-e-books/



Polanka, Sue (ed.) 2012, No Shelf Required 2: Use and Management of Electronic Books,  American Library Association, Chicago. 

Price, Kate and Havergal V (ed.) 2011, E-books in Librariesa Practical Guide. Facet Publishing, London.



American Library Association 2013, Transforming Libraries, Ebooks and Digital Content. Available from: http://www.ala.org/transforminglibraries/ebooks-digital-content

American Library Association 2013, Collection Management: Electronic Resources. Available from: http://www.ala.org/onlinelearning/collection/electronic

Australian Library and Information Association 2013, Advocacy; Active Campaigns. Available from:  http://www.alia.org.au/advocacy/

Canadian Urban Libraries Council 2013, CULC/CBUC work on eBooks and Public Libraries. Available From: http://www.culc.ca/knowledge/ebooks/

Department of Industry, Innovation Science, Research and Tertiary Education 2013, Book Industry Strategy Group. Available from:  http://www.innovation.gov.au/INDUSTRY/BOOKSANDPRINTING/BOOKINDUSTRYSTRATEGYGROUP/Pages/default.aspx

Department of Industry, Innovation Science, Research and Tertiary Education 2013, Book Industry Collaborative Council. Available from: http://www.innovation.gov.au/Industry/BooksandPrinting/BookIndustryCollaborativeCouncil/Pages/default.aspx

Colardo State Library 2013, E.voke Creating the Future for Library E-Content. Available from: http://evoke.cvlsites.org/ (Douglas County eLending platform project site)

International federation of Library Associations 2013, E-Lending for Libraries: IFLA, Ebooks and Access to Digital Content: Available from: http://www.ifla.org/e-lending

Library Journal 2013, The Digital Shift. Available from:  http://www.thedigitalshift.com/category/ebooks/?ref=ljnav 

Library Renewal 2013, Available from: http://libraryrenewal.org/

ReadersFirst 2013, A movement to improve e-Book access and services for public library users. Available from: http://readersfirst.org/

State Library of Western maintains the website, eBooks in Libraries Advocacy:  http://ebookadvocacy.wordpress.com/





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