Headed to the lake for the weekend? Get ready to fish! Ebooks MN has books for all types of recreational anglers.
MN Book Award winner Karen Babine and finalists Bruce Kramer with Cathy Wurzer are available through Ebooks MN. These local writers’ latest works come from the University of Minnesota Press.
Want to hear local authors share their new work? Throughout June and July three writers featured in the Ebooks MN collection will be reading from their latest books.
Minneapolis native Larry Millett worked as a writer, reporter, and editor for the St. Paul Pioneer Press for most of his career.
Vidar Sundstøl, renowned Norwegian crime novelist, is perhaps best known for the Minnesota Trilogy, inspired by the time he spent living on the north shore.
As school winds down and summer begins, check out the top five K-12 titles to add to your child’s summer reading list.
Marketing Manager Karina Rajtar discusses publishing at ABDO, one of the Ebooks Minnesota publishing partners.
Registration is now open for the Upper Midwest Digital Collections Conference and CONTENTdm Users Group Meeting, August 9-11 at St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa. Join your digital collections colleagues in the Quad Cities for three days of networking, sharing of best practices, and hands-on learning.
Biblioteca has announced plans to provide pay-per-use pricing for ebooks. Blackstone Audio and Hachette Audio will be a part of the service's initial offerings. Discussions are underway with other publishers, however.
A group of pilot libraries will test the service, and Biblioteca plans to release it broadly later this year. The Cloud Library's up-front pricing model will continue to be available, alongside the new service.
I went to Valerie Horton’s session at Lake Superior Libraries Symposium held on May 20th this year at College of St.
Beginning July 1, 2016, the resource sharing agreement between Minitex and South Dakota libraries will be changed. Minitex will retain a resource sharing relationship with the 12 academic institutions in South Dakota.
Whether interlibrary loan (ILL) should include textbooks in the scope of their borrowing and lending policies has been an issue for many years.In the past, the University of Minnesota Twin Cities ILL Borrowing office cancelled requests for textbooks. In effect, our office spent years intentionally denying service to our users. While we were busy cancelling textbook requests manually, patrons were borrowing them anyway through our direct request programs. Both the workflow of ILL and our users’ needs were pointing toward a much-needed change.
Openly-accessible digitized primary source collections have been growing by leaps and bounds. Likewise, there has been a rise in use and expectations to access these resources by researchers, stud
If you follow the acrlframe listserv, then you've likely seen one of the latest threads offering up
At the Minitex Interlibrary Loan Conference on May 10th, Lee Rainie from the Pew Research Center touched on a statistic that caught my interest. Across the nation, requests for physical items in public and academic libraries have had a steady decrease over the past 4 years. Rainie also noted that those numbers are beginning to level out.