Ebooks


A Primer on Ebooks for Libraries Just Starting With Downloadable Mediafrom the Digital Shift blog, April 2012

K-12 Digital Decisions Note: sponsored by Follett

Are Ebooks Any Good? asks "Do digital books help young kids learn to read,or are they mostly fun and games?"
Digital content pricing challenges for small schools and districts
Sacramento Public Library settlement regarding ereaders for the blind


Examples -

FollettShelf overview
Starwalk Kids, a digital streaming service available by subscription, launched October 10 with a curated collection emphasizing nonfiction. Simultaneous access and device neutrality appeal to schools, but site subscriptions are $595. See http://www.thedigitalshift.com/2012/10/ebooks/new-streaming-ebook-platform-starwalk-kids-goes-live/