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Writings about e-book publishing, 2006

Albanese, Andrew Richard (2006) The Social Life Of Books: Write, read, blog, rip, share any good books lately? A conversation with Ben Vershbow. (15th May 2006). Available at (25/05/2006)

AL-Wreikat, Asma (2006) An investigation of the promotion of e-books in UK academic libraries [M.Sc.Econ. Thesis]. Aberystwyth: University of Wales.

Anuradha, K.T. and Usha, H.S. (2006) E-books access models: an analytical comparative study. The Electronic Library 24 (5): 662-679.

Anuradha, K.T. and Usha, H.S. (2006) Use of e-books in an academic and research environment: A case study from the Indian Institute of Science. Program 40 (1): 48-62.

Armstrong, Chris; Lonsdale, Ray and Nicholas, Dave (2006) SuperBook: Planning for the e-book revolution. Library + Information Update 5 (11): 28-30.

Ball, David (2006) Innovative models for procuring e-books. Serials 19 (1): 28-31.

Bailey, Timothy P. (2006) Electronic Book Usage at a Master’s Level I University: A Longitudinal Study. The Journal of Academic Librarianship 22 (January 2006): 52–59.

Bearman, David (2006) Jean-Noël Jeanneney's Critique of Google: Private Sector Book Digitization and Digital Library Policy. D-Lib Magazine 12 (12). Available at (14/01/2007)

Beckett, Helen (2006) Preserving our Digital Heritage. 31st January 2006. Available at 01/31/213920/Preservingourdigitalheritage.htm (09/02/2006)

Bennett, Linda (2006) Infinite riches in a little room: how can we manage, market and modernize the e-books phenomenon? Serials 19 (1): 18-22.

Bennett, Linda (2006) E-Book Platforms and Aggregators: an evaluation of available options for publishers. London: The Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers.

Bhatt, Jay (2006) Science and Technology Libraries Partnering with Knovel. Science & Technology Libraries 26 (3/4): 13-28.

Blummer, Barbara (2006) Opportunities for Libraries with Print-on-Demand Publishing. Journal of Access Services 3 (2): 41-54.

Cole, George (2006) Will the eBook finally replace paper? Guardian Unlimited 5th October 2006. Available at,,1887261,00.html (30/10/2006)

Coyle, Karen (2006) Rights in the PREMIS Data Model: A Report for the Library of Congress. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 2006. Available at Model.pdf (14/01/2007)

First Look: Sony Reader (2006) Consumer (November 2006) Available at computers/news-electronics-computers/november-2006/first-look-sony- reader-11-06/overview/1106_sonyreader.htm (19/12/2006)

Conversational Scholarship: [Interview wth Robert Stein] (2006) The Chronicle of Higher Education 26th July 2006. Available at (29/07/2006)

Crawford, Walt (2006) Books, Bookstores and Ebooks. Cites & Insights: Crawford at Large 6 (12). Available at (25/09/2006)

Crawford, Walt (2006) AutoBlooks: I guess I just don’t understand. Walt at Random [blog] (07/12/2006) Available at (10/12/2006)

Derbyshire, David (2006) Electronic book opens new chapter for readers. (28/09/2006) Available at =/news/2006/09/28/nebook28.xml (28/09/2006)

Getting Out Of A Bind. BusinessWeek Online. Available at 06_15/b3979103.htm?campaign_id=rss_magzn (14/04/2006)

The Higher Education Consultancy Group (2006) A Feasibility Study on the Acquisition of e-Books by HE Libraries and the Role of JISC. London: JISC (October). Available at: /workinggroups/ebooks/studies_reports.aspx (28/10/2007)

Holder, Warren (2006) E-books - reinventing the wheel? Serials 19 (1): 15-17.

International Digital Publishing Forum (2006) E-books user survey 2006. Available at: eBook_User_Survey_2006.pdf (15/03/2007)

Jaschik, Scott (2006) New Model for Scholarly Publishing. Inside Higher Ed. (14/07/2006). Available at (14/07/2006)

Jensen, Michael Jon (2006) Evolution, Intelligent Design, Climate Change, and the Scholarly Ecosystem. Keynote paper at the Illinois Association of College and Research Libraries Biannual Meeting, Bloomington/Normal, IL, March 30, 2006. Available at (14/04/2006)

Johnson, Bobbie (2006) Will we all be switching to ebooks? Guardian Unlimited (6th April 2006) Available at,,1747329,00.html (08/04/2006)

Kelly, Kevin (2006) Scan this Book!The New York Times 14th May 2006.

McBride, Kelly (2006) EBooks take load off students' backs, wallets. 11th January 2006. Available at 20060111/GPG0101/601110477/1207/GPGnews (16/01/2006)

MacCall, Steven L. (2006) Online medical books: their availability and an assessment of how health sciences libraries provide access on their public Websites. Journal of the Medical Library Association 94 (1): 75-80.

McClelland, Robert J. and Hawkins, Nick(2006) Perspectives on the use and development of a broad range of e-books in higher education and their use in supporting virtual learning environments. The Electronic Library 24 (1): 68-82.

McCrum, Robert (2006) E-read all about it. Observer Review 15th January 2006. Available at,,1686600,00.html (16/01/2006)

Maiello, Michael and Noer, Michael (eds.) (2006) Books [Collected essays]. 1st December 2006. Available at 2006/11/30/books-publishing-internet-tech-media_cx_mm_mn_ books06_1201book_land.html (02/12/2006)

Mills, Elinor (2006) E-books: Has your time come? CNET (5th April 2006). Available at, +has+your+time+come/2100-1025_3-6057814.html (15/04/2006)

Pace, Andrew K. (2006) Good E-Books Done Well. [Weblog entry] (12/07/06). Available at more=1&c=1&tb=1&pb=1 (14/07/2006)

Pogue, David (2006) Trying Again to Make Books Obsolete. The New York Times (12 October 2006). Available at ?_r=2&oref=slogin&oref=slogin (16/10/2006)

Rogers, M. (2006), E-books struggling to find a niche. Library Journal (15 June): pp. 25-6.

Rosen, Judith (2006) The Espresso Machine Debuts. (26/06/2006) Available at pubdate=6/26/2006&display=archive (30/09/2006)

Rothman, David (2006) TeleRead: Bring the E-Books Home. [Blog entry] (24/11/2006) Available at (04/12/2006)

Safley, Ellen (2006) Demand for E-books in an Academic Library. Journal of Library Administration 45 (3/4): 445-457.

Sharp, Steve (2006) E-book: the new serial? Serials 19 (1): 8-9.

Shepherd, Peter T. (2006) The COUNTER Code of Practice for books and reference works. Serials 19 (1): 23-27.

Shreeve, Jimmy Lee (2006) Modern fiction: the best e-book sites. The Independent Online Edition. (27th Sept. 2006) Available at: article1766671.ece (27/09/2006)

Teachout, Terry (2006) A Hundred Books in Your Pocket: The e-book will transform reading -- and writing. The Wall Street Journal Online 21st January 2006.

Thomas, Kim (2006) E-book popularity at UK universities gathers pace. Information World Review (13th Dec. 2006) Available at: popularity-uk-universities (16/12/2006)

Thompson, Bob (2006) Explosive Words: At BookExpo America, Publishing's Digital Wave Crashes Against a Literary Pillar. (22nd May 2006). Available at content/article/2006/05/21/AR2006052101349_pf.html (24/05/2006)

Tonkery, Dan (2006) E-books come of age with their readers. Research Information (August/September 2006). Available at (29/08/2006)

Wallace, Randy (2006) Safari Tech Books Online as Supplementary Reserve Materials. Science & Technology Libraries 26 (3/4): 7-11.

Whalley, Brian (2006) e-Books for the Future: Here But Hiding? Ariadne 49 31st October 2006. Available at (03/11/2006)

Wheatcroft, Andrew (2006) 20/20 vision? E-books in practice and theory. Serials 19 (1): 10-14.

Williams, Karen Carter and Best, Rickey (2006) E-Book usage and the Choice outstanding academic book list: Is there a correlation? The Journal of Academic Librarianship 32 (5): 474-478.

Wyatt, Edward (2006) The Bottom Line on E-Textbooks. The New York Times 23rd April 2006.

Young, Jeffrey R. (2006) Book 2.0: Scholars turn monographs into digital conversations. The Chronicle of Higher Education 28th July 2006. Available at (29/07/2006)

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