A number of changes are afoot with the Gale databases: New video content added, November Artemis Literary Sources will become Gale Literary Sources, December 19 New features for GVRL eBooks, December 20
NISO recently released its recommended practices for library discovery services. Read all about it!
Boston.com recently posted a feature article on the pilot project for a statewide eBook platform. It includes some background on the issues libraries and consortia face in their attempts to meet patron needs in this area. Please see: http://www.boston.com/business/technology/2014/06/27/why-difficult-for-your-library-stock-ebooks/rrl464TPxDaYmDnJewOmzH/story.html
NISO has just released its “recommended practices” for DDA programs. We will definitely be looking at this document as we continue planning for ebooks and our hopes for a successful legislative agenda. Take a peek!
The 2013 Charleston Conference proceedings are now available free online. There were many great programs on electronic resources and ebooks. Take a peek!