The Scoop

The Scoop is the American Libraries blog and covers a wide range of issues related to libraries and librarians, including conference posts about ALA Midwinter Meeting and ALA Annual Conference. The section also provides news, features, Q&As, photos, videos, slide shows, and other coverage of the industry.

  • Secret libraries of Chicago

    Latest Library Links, February 25, 2015

    February 25, 2015

    ALA News Celebrate National Library Workers Day, April 14 Annual Conference News Session proposal deadlines this weekend Division News Conformity, resistance, and the ACRL Information Literacy Framework Standard Citation Forms for Rare Materials Cataloging now online Awards & Grants 2015 Shirley Olofson Memorial Award Libraries in the News NCAC responds to Rush Revere in Ohio … Continue reading Latest Library Links, February 25, 2015

  • The uncertain fate of rare manuscripts looted by ISIS militants in Mosul

    Latest Library Links, February 24, 2015

    February 24, 2015

    American Libraries Online Writing app reviews Libraries explore a variety of mobile options ALA News ALA Council petition candidates NMRT online session on salary negotiation National Freedom of Information Day Conference, March 13 Annual Conference News Nick Offerman (Ron Swanson) will be an Auditorium Speaker Division News Tickets for Arbuthnot Lecture featuring Brian Selznick LITA … Continue reading Latest Library Links, February 24, 2015

E-Content

The E-Content blog provides information about e-publishing, including news and data about ebooks and other forms of digital publishing and technology.

  • Douglas County Libraries Report, pricing comparison as of February 3, 2015

    DCL Ebook Report, February 2015

    | February 10, 2015

    The Douglas County Library ebook price comparisons for February have been released (PDF file). This month’s are based on the Top 25 USA Today Bestselling Books. Of 25 titles, all 25 are available as library ebooks from OverDrive, and 24 are available through 3M. So availability is not the issue, but cost remains the big … Continue reading DCL Ebook Report, February 2015

  • Douglas County Libraries Report, pricing comparison as of January 5, 2015

    DCL Ebook Report, January 2015

    | January 26, 2015

    The Douglas County (Colo.) Libraries ebook price comparisons for January have been released (PDF file). This month’s are based on the New York Times bestseller lists. Of 30 titles, 28 are available as ebooks to libraries. Cost remains the big issue. While most print books are available to libraries at a bit less than the … Continue reading DCL Ebook Report, January 2015