Connecticut Association of School Librarians
The Connecticut Digital Library added a free eBooks page to its site at iCONN.org. Here is the link
Sara Houghton-Jan, the Librarian in Black, blogs frequently about eBooks.
Each month, Neal Goff will be hosting an “eBooks Lunch & Learn” online chat, so that educators and publishers can come together in an interactive "social webinar" session to dig deeper into the issues and questions that are coming up in the eBook field.
Join the next online chat on Friday, April 29, at 12 noon EDT. The topic is eBooks in Schools and Libraries: How, When, in What Formats–and at...
Go to: http://www.instantpresenter.com/edweb10
Here is a CASL_L post about ebooks from Peg Inserra:
Several librarians asked me to post information that I got concerning use of e-books in school libraries so here is a summary of the very few responses I received.
From the responses I got, it looks as though many of us are at the same point – not sure where to go. Michelle Luhtala from New Canaan High School said “We only have non-fiction, except for Gutenberg. We are pushing the CES, ACES, and CLC for consortium arrangements for regions, if not the state. As Chris Harris says, "Don't buy eBooks for your school library!" Buy them for a bunch of libraries instead.” I think this makes a lot of sense – and will be more like the public libraries are doing for offering e-books to their patrons
Thanks to all who responded!
ERMS Library Media Specialist
East Ridge Middle School