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October 1-December 31, 2010
- NSFW: A Modest Proposal For Authors Who Abandon Their Publishers — Give Me A Break via @ #
- Ever heard about how libraries reuse and actually share books? How many Kindles+ebooks=green reading? http://bit.ly/9i5Xy5 #
- Great reporting on introducing ebooks in prision libraries http://bit.ly/abpIqf via PW
- Oxford Dictionary ‘not going online-only’ (From The Oxford Times): http://www.oxfordtimes.co.uk/26848/8360446 #
- RT @: Copyright, Ebooks and the Unpredictable Future http://bit.ly/9mXA6N #
- RT @ How iPad Usage is Shaping Up in UK - eMarketer http://bit.ly/cBsCID #
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|Follett Library Resources and BWI provide digital resources, books, audiovisual materials and outstanding personalized service to PreK-12 schools and public libraries.|
|Cambridge University Press is the oldest publisher and printer in the world, having been operating continuously since 1584. Our mission to advance learning knowledge and research worldwide is realized through our commitment to innovation and enterprise, placing us at the cutting-edge of electronic delivery in a world that looks increasingly to digital content and networked access not only to books and journals but to a range of other pedagogic services.|
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|Lerner Publishing Group is thrilled to launch Lerner Digital alongside our growing catalog of nonfiction and fiction books, ensuring that schools and libraries have access to the highest quality content to serve the evolving needs of teachers and learners in the 21st century. This fall Lerner Digital offers 33 Interactive Books ideal for use with ELLs, special needs students, auditory learners, and new, struggling and reluctant readers. Visit www.lernerbooks.com/freetrial to see an online demo and sign up for a 30-day trial.|
|Just as schools have looked to Mackin as the true one-source provider for print books, they now can find a large selection of ebooks from the highest quality publishers on Mackin.com. With 26 years of experience in the PK-12 book industry, Mackin can guide you through the new and exciting world of ebooks—our experienced staff can help you find the right titles and collections for your specific needs. We currently offer ebooks from the following publishers and imprints: ABDO, Capstone Press, Chelsea House, Facts on File, Ferguson, Stone Arch Books, Picture Window Books, Rosen Publishing, Rourke Publishing, and Sylvan Dell. More publishers added every month.|
|Award-winning K-12 nonfiction educational publisher offers groundbreaking Interactive eBooks plus more than 4,000 eBooks on the new hosting platform epointbooks.com. Online database resources include the acclaimed Teen Health & Wellness, expanded with new features and content, and PowerKids Life Science, coming Winter 2011.|
|Rourke Publishing LLC has been publishing eye-catching, easy-to-read nonfiction children’s books complying with national curriculum standards since 1980. Now, Rourke is also offering cutting-edge electronic science and social studies classroom products, and its Rourke Classroom Resources partners with leading educational and retail publishers, to license and develop global educational programs. www.rourkepublishing.com|